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VTHT Surgery Anesthesia
how to prepare patient and client for surger
A minimum patient database consists of:
1. Preliminary General Examination
2. CBC and Serology results
3. Appropriate X-rays as needed
According to Thomas, what is the best way to convey the caring that the client desires and expects?
LVT/RVT responsibilities during pre-anesthesia:
Preliminary General Examination
Ensure animal is fasted 8-12 hours (water ok)
Walk animal prior to surgery to evacuate bowls and urinate
Initiate fluid administration
Prepare basal anesthetics
Stabilization of patient
For an elective surgery, when should the minimal patient database workup be done?
Several days in advance
Of the 180 accredited RVT programs, what percentage has and out-patient clinic?
What are the 4 points that should be answered no matter what symptoms?
List some common concurrent illnesses that can be on a standard "check in" sheet at a clinic:
Change in behavior
Noted bleeding problems