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Articles by Kristin Hohnadel, CVT, VTS (cardiology)

Kristin Hohnadel, CVT, VTS (cardiology)


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Cardiology emergencies (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

Technicians familiar with cardiac emergencies can respond quickly and appropriately to minimize suffering and maximize the chance of success of treatment for the patient.

The basics of electrocardiography (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

Proper electrocardiography (ECG) starts with proper positioning. For a diagnostic ECG, the patient must be restrained in right lateral recumbency with the legs perpendicular to the body and parallel to each other.

Congenital diseases of the dog and cat (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

Congenital cardiac defects are those present at birth, and are most often from a genetic cause. In addition to genetic causes, they can also be from infectious, environmental, pharmaceutical, or a variety of causes.

Anesthetizing cardiac patients (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

Veterinary technicians are the veterinary hospital's mainstay when it comes to carefully and successfully anesthetizing critical patients. A large number of elderly canine and feline patients are affected by cardiac disease, and knowledge of how to safely monitor, anesthetize, and problem solve cardiac patients makes for a less stressful anesthesia for both the patient and technician.

Acquired cardiac diseases of the dog and cat (Proceedings)
August 1, 2010

Common acquired cardiac diseases of the dog include those that are caused by valvular defects, myocardial failure, infectious reasons, as a result of arrhythmias, and parasitism.

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