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Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Constant rate infusions: Indications, calculations and applications in pain management (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Systemic administration of analgesic agents is the most common route of delivery during the perioperative period. These routes would include delivery by transdermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intra-articular and intravenous. Intravenous administration of analgesic agents may be timed to be given intermittently or by constant rate infusion.

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A treatment plan for the periodontal patient (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Performing a complete dental prophylaxis entails much more than removing plaque and calculus from the teeth. A thorough dental prophylaxis consists of educating the client, an oral examination, charting disease process, pathology and anomalies, radiographs, both supra and sub-gingival plaque and calculus removal, hand scaling, polishing, irrigation and home care instructions.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Triaging the hit-by-car patient (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

The role of the veterinary technician in traumatic emergencies is pivotal to the survival of the incoming patient. The physical exam must be quick, thorough, and concise. Utilization of all technical skills from careful visualization, palpation, and auscultation is of the utmost importance.

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These tips can really help your veterinarian (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Veterinary dermatology is a relatively straight forward aspect of veterinary medicine to deal with because the diseased organ is able to be visualized and palpated by the veterinarian but also by the technician and owner. The technician can and should play an integral role in cases with skin disease.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Oops-anesthetic accidents: prevention and response (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Anesthetic mishaps can lead to patient morbidity and mortality. Most problems anesthesia-related problems can be prevented by advanced planning, training, patient monitoring, and the development of standard operating protocols.

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Oral pathology & dental charting: part II (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

The indices most commonly evaluated are gingivitis, probe depth, gingival recession, furcation involvement, mobility and periodontal attachment. These indices are the factors along with radiographs that are involved in grading periodontal disease.

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What every technician should know about parvovirus (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Canine Parvovirus (CPV) is a family of viruses that cause vomiting, hemorrhagic diarrhea, and leukopenia. The virus can infect dogs of any age but, because of effective client education and early, aggressive vaccination protocols, is commonly noted in dogs less than 1 year of age.

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Nosocomial infections (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Nosocomial infections are defined as infections that are neither present nor incubating at the time of hospital admission. Nosocomial infections range from mild to severe, depending on the affected system and resistance of the bacteria. On average, human nosocomial infections result in a 2.5 times longer length of stay in hospital.

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CPCR: Improving resuscitation statistics (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Anesthetic arrests and patients with reversible conditions should be resuscitated aggressively. Reasons for such a poor success rate include severity of underlying disease, delay in the recognition of CPA, and delay in delivery of appropriate therapy.

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