Emma Gerrard DipAVN(SA), DipHECVN, BSc(Hons), CVN, RVN, K-SQP, PHC, gives VNs the information they need to help intrepid companion animals and their owners. Reviewed by Joy Howell RVN, DipAVN(Surgical), C-SQP.
This year, VN Times is teaming up with leading animal health companies to applaud VNs leading the charge in areas and conditions. First up, we hear from Holly Warrilow RVN and her work with older pets, with the help of Norbrook.10 mins
RVN Laura Lacey urges VNs to talk, talk and talk some more about this potentially tricky problem in pets.
For February's VN Times, RVN Louise O'Dwyer begins an article series on practical capnography – a topic highly requested by readers.
RVN Emma Gerrard details the protocol she designed to help owners follow the nursing plans they are given for pets with this condition.34 mins
Continuing her series of articles on electrocardiography, RVN Louise O'Dwyer takes a look at how to identify cardiac arrhythmias.
RVN Laura Lacey talks vet nurses through potential dangers pets can encounter during the Christmas period, and what to advise owners regarding prevention strategies.47 mins
Starting a series of articles discussing electrocardiography, Louise O'Dwyer begins with the basics – how to understand an ECG.
An often poorly understood and cared for species, Matthew Rendle spotlights the key steps VNs and vets can take to help when presented with a rabbit in need of urgent help…38 mins
Louise O’Dwyer highlights the measures that need to be taken to prevent infection, both during and after catheterisation.
RVN Louise O'Dwyer takes a look at the therapy needed for – and the requirements of – critical pneumonia patients.
RVN Sarah Nicholson spotlights a case that not only led to a unique treatment being undertaken, but a new pet for her, too...
RVN Alexandra Taylor asks why cats often receive suboptimal pain relief, and how VNs have a key role in challenging this...
With ownership of exotic species on the rise, Matthew Rendle helps RVNs understand what they need to become a “good” VN for these animals, such as minimal fear and a willingness to try hard…28 mins
Stephanie Hedges helps RVNs navigate the world of pet behaviour – from its importance and how to get involved, to how influential the vet nurse is in the field.
RVN Scott Parry – using his practice’s health plan as an example – offers advice on what his peers can do if they wish to get on board...
RVN Emma Gerrard, with Guy Fawkes Night on the horizon, looks at what advice VNs can give owners to help petrified pets cope through this period.