Canine Transfusion Medicine for Veterinary Nurses Part Two

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This lecture is the second in a two part series on canine transfusion medicine for Veterinary Nurses.  It takes a detailed look at issues that may arise with regard to blood transfusions, looking at signs of mild, moderate and severe reactions and the monitoring required throughout, and also post transfusion monitoring and care.  It also discusses case studies of blood transfusion patients.

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Canine Transfusion Medicine for Veterinary Nurses Part One

Abstract

This lecture is the first in a two part series on canine transfusion medicine for Veterinary Nurses.  It takes a detailed look at blood and blood products, blood typing, reasons for blood transfusions and the preparation for a blood transfusion.

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Adverse Effects of Chemotherapy Treatment and their Management

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This lecture focuses on the adverse effects and complications that may be involved with chemotherapy in the veterinary environment, and how to manage these effects.  It is a detailed and informative lecture that will be very useful for any Vet Nurse working within a practice where chemotherapy is used for patients.

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Oncology Nursing: Toxins and Barriers

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This lecture takes a look at chemotherapy in oncology nursing, focusing on the toxicities of chemotherapy and the safety precautions needed when working with cytotoxic drugs and patients undergoing chemotherapy.  It looks at safety in practice such as handling the drugs themselves and regarding  in patient care, and also the considerations for owner safety in the home.

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Emergency & Critical Care: Fluid Therapy 3: IV Fluid Therapy Administration

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This bitesize CPD veterinary nursing course is the third in a series of Fluid Therapy lectures by Louise O Dwyer and looks further into the administration of IV fluid therapy of different varieties and into Hypovolaemia and Dehydration and their treatment.

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