Anesthesia Analgesia And Pain Management For Veterinary Technicians

Author by : Janet Amundson Romich
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Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : Packed with learning tools, Romich's ANESTHESIA, ANALGESIA, AND PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS explains the science of anesthesia and how that knowledge is applied to a clinical setting. Detailed photos and illustrations help you understand complex content. Critical thinking questions and case studies sharpen your critical thinking and multitasking skills. And national board exam style multiple choice questions help prepare you for certification exams. Pharmacology coverage details the "hows and whys" of a drug's action, while numerous examples demonstrate how to perform drug dose and fluid calculations. Additional online resources include mathematics reviews, anesthesia records, anesthesia monitoring guidelines and pain scales. Delivering the "missing pieces," this first edition equips you with a thorough understanding of how to perform responsible anesthesia.


Anesthesia And Analgesia For Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author by : John Thomas
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : This guide to the principles of anesthesia administration in animals combines user-friendly coverage of essential information with an outstanding illustration program and improved readability. Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition prepares you to administer anesthesia with information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals’ vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. Expert authors John A. Thomas, DVM, and Phillip Lerche, BVSc PhD, Dipl ACVA, also include discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents, the physiology of respiration, heart rate and blood pressure, emergency response, anesthetic equipment, and specialized techniques. . Comprehensive scope of coverage includes both large and small animals. A reading level and depth of information appropriate for the technical level. Easy-to-read, user-friendly format makes this a practical guide in the classroom or in practice. Objectives, key points, and review questions help reinforce learning. Focus on health and safety issues satisfies OSHA requirements. Step-by-step procedures boxes clarify the technician's role in anesthesia delivery. New organization and completely updated techniques, drugs, and equipment keep you up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. 49 new procedures boxes, 20 anesthetic protocol boxes, and 5 case studies help you apply knowledge to real-life situations. Two new large animal chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine and ruminant patients. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures and the full-color format make this text inviting and user-friendly. All new figures and 4-color art make the material easy to understand and visually appealing. New material in every chapter incorporates the expanding role of veterinary technician anesthetists, especially in referral practices, teaching institutions, and research. Chapter outlines and Technician Tips emphasize key information and highlight key terms in the glossary. Student resources on the Evolve website include a video animation that demonstrates the use and maintenance of different anesthesia machines.


Anesthesia And Analgesia For Veterinary Technicians

Author by : John Alfred Thomas
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Covering essential principles of anesthesia administration and pain management in small and large animals, Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition is completely updated with the latest drugs and techniques. This entry-level practical resource prepares you to properly administer anesthesia with the most up-to-date information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. Dive into interesting discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents; the physiology of respiration, heart rate, and blood pressure; emergency response; anesthetic equipment; and specialized techniques and take a more integrated approach to learning techniques for anesthesia administration with the text s expertly illustrated step-by-step procedures.Comprehensive coverage of lab animals and large and small animals makes this an excellent resource for veterinary students and technicians. Two large animal anesthesia chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine, ruminant, camelid, and swine patients. """Procedures" boxes offer clear step-by-step guidelines, with sequential, high-quality color photos, for performing common procedures during each phase of an anesthetic event. "Reference" tables and boxes facilitate rapid access to information like fluid administration rates, properties of anesthetic drugs, oxygen flow rates, anesthetic protocols, and normal and abnormal monitoring parameters. "Vet Tech Threads" help you grasp key content and include pedagogical aids, such as: introductions, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines, key terms, and a glossary.Glossary at the end of the text provides you with accurate, concise definitions.Evolve site provides you with additional interactive assets that reinforce what you learn in the text.NEW! Updated drug information, equipment, and techniques keepyou up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. NEW! Content on camelid anesthesia prepares you to properly treat llamas and alpacas."


Pain Management For Veterinary Technicians And Nurses

Author by : Mary Ellen Goldberg
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Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses guides readers through the important concepts of animal pain management, providing specific approaches to managing pain in a wide variety of veterinary conditions. Emphasizing the technician's role in advocating for the patient, the book equips technicians with the knowledge needed to manage pain in dogs, cats, horses, livestock, exotics, and zoo animals. Logically and comprehensively covering this difficult subject, Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides both introductory material on the tenets of pain management and specific techniques to apply in the clinical setting. With information on recognizing and understanding pain, the physiology of pain, pharmacology, and analgesia in different settings, the book outlines how to practice good pain management as an integral part of nursing care. Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides both basic and advanced information, allowing students, practicing veterinary technicians and nurses, and veterinary staff alike to take a more active role in pain management and develop a more thorough understanding of this complex subject.


Anesthesia And Pain Management For Veterinary Nurses And Technicians

Author by : Tamara L. Grubb
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Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : This textbook and clinical guide is ideal for veterinary nurses and technicians in training. It offers a concise yet comprehensive resource for veterinary students and practitioners desiring a review of anesthesia and analgesia with step-by-step guidelines. A wealth of illustrations illustrate the theory in practice.


Veterinary Anesthesia And Analgesia

Author by : Diane McKelvey
Languange : en
Publisher by : Mosby Incorporated
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Description : This practical resource is a concise guide designed to prepare veterinary technicians to administer anesthesia in animals. It discusses essential topics such as preanesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals' vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. The operation of anesthetic machines and breathing circuits are described in detail, as well as: the actions and side effects of anesthetic agents; the physiology of respiration, heart rate, and blood pressure; emergency response; and specialized techniques such as local anesthesia, postoperative analgesia, and the use of muscle-paralyzing agents and ventilators. In addition to canine and feline anesthesia, this edition has added information on anesthesia of rodents, rabbits, and other animals used in research, plus a new section on anesthesia of cattle, horses, small ruminants and pigs. This is the only book on veterinary anesthesia written explicitly for technicians, providing detailed, essential information that technicians must know. Concepts are presented in a clear, readable, well-organized format with key points, learning objectives, and review questions. Health and Safety issues surrounding anesthesia are discussed and safety procedures are outlined, as required by OSHA. Emphasis is placed on appropriate response to emergencies, and provisions of the effective pain control. Effective learning features such as objectives, key points, and review questions, help reinforce key information. All drugs and procedures included throughout the book are fully are up-to-date. Clear, useful illustrations and tables highlight important facts and concepts. A solid balance of theory and application takes the reader from learning to real-world practice. Step-by-step Procedures boxes clarify the technician's role in anesthesia delivery. Notes throughout the text highlight important precautions and/or emergency interventions. A section on client education focuses on compliance with NPO instructions and age-related complications of anesthesia. New information is provided on the use of NSAID (nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs - aspirin, ibuprofen) and opioid analgesics for pain control - now accepted as an indispensable aspect of anesthesia. Expanded discussions of sophisticated monitoring instruments and equipment address capnography, pulse oximetry, blood pressure measurement, and electrocardiology. An expanded section on anesthestic agents includes newer drugs such as medetomidine (Domitor) seroflurane, and analgesics such as carprofen (Rimadyl) and meloxicam (Metacam). The new title, previously published as Small Animal Anesthesia and Analgesia, reflects this edition's expanded scope and inclusion of other species. A new chapter on large animal anesthesia focuses predominantly on horses and cows. A new chapter on exotics covers various exotic pets, with an emphasis on pocket pets and birds. New line drawings and photographs of new equipment and techniques for delivery bring the book up to date with advances in the field.


Small Animal Anesthesia And Pain Management

Author by : Jeff Ko
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Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : 3* Doody's Review! This concise quick reference guide has been thoroughly updated in its second edition. It remains clinically focused, based on experience underpinned by published research data.With 18 brand new chapters on topics ranging from perioperative blood works and urine analysis to light therapy in pain management and rehabilitation, the book covers anesthetic equipment, monitoring, premedication, intravenous induction agents, injectable anesthetic combinations, inhalant anesthesia, anesthesia for specific diseases, fluid therapy, anesthetic emergencies and complications, acute and chronic pain management. Nine new chapters address anaesthetic considerations for different surgeries. Drug dosages and anesthetic protocols are provided in tabular form. New to this edition are chapters covering anesthesia considerations for specific conditions and diseases, including perioperative blood works and urine analysis blood transfusion medicine anesthetic considerations and interpretations rehabilitation and pain management for chronic pain patients pain management of oncologic pain and radiation therapy acupuncture and herbal medication for acute and chronic pain and low level light therapy in pain management. Containing over 300 color illustrations, Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management is ideal for all those who need practical information easily to hand: small animal practitioners, veterinary technicians/nurses, and veterinary students.


Principles And Practice Of Veterinary Technology E Book

Author by : Margi Sirois
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Prepare for veterinary technician credentialing examinations and clinical practice with Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology, 4th Edition. Reorganized and updated with the latest advances in the field, this comprehensive text helps you develop strong critical thinking and independent work skills. It includes expanded coverage of complementary medicine, critical care, pet health insurance, and toxicology. More than 80 step-by-step procedures throughout the text emphasize your roles and responsibilities for all AVMA-required psychomotor techniques. Plus, dozens of summary tables and boxes make it easy to find key information. Updated companion site with varying questions provide you with additional modes of study. Step-by-step procedures help you learn the essential skills required to become a successful veterinary technician. Summary tables and boxes condense key information to make complex material easier to understand. Clinical discussion of the role of the technician allows you to focus on your responsibilities in every aspect of practice. NEW! Expanded coverage of complementary medicine, critical care, pet health insurance, and toxicology reflect advances in veterinary technology. NEW! Review questions throughout text help you to understand and retain core concepts.


Handbook Of Laboratory Animal Anesthesia And Pain Management

Author by : Cholawat Pacharinsak
Languange : en
Publisher by : CRC Press
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Description : Key features: Presents practical information in easily accessible ‘bullet point’ format Covers anesthetic machine and related equipment, anesthetic management and monitoring, anesthesia and analgesia pharmacology, euthanasia, and record keeping Written by well-recognized experts in the laboratory animal community Provides extensive references to direct the reader to sources for further study of alternative techniques and their procedures Concludes with a thorough chapter on Regulatory Management of Rodent Anesthesia which has global application Rodents are the most commonly used species in biomedical research. Individuals conducting rodent research are often responsible to ensure that all areas of anesthesia and analgesia are performed humanely. Anesthetic agent selection, anesthetic monitoring, and postoperative pain assessment and management are essential to the institutional animal care and use program and contribute significantly to the 3Rs by reducing pain and/or distress and refining various procedures. The Handbook of Laboratory Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management: Rodents is the first book to capture multiple advances in this important area that greatly impacts various experimental methodologies. Richly illustrated in full color, the book serves as a quick reference source for investigators, veterinarians, technicians, and other animal caretakers charged with the care and use of rodents in a research setting. The unique format of this book also makes it extremely valuable to IACUC members, institutional officials, and occupational health and safety professionals.


Veterinary Technician

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Small Animal Internal Medicine For Veterinary Technicians And Nurses

Author by : Linda Merrill
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Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians andNurses is the first comprehensive resource on internalmedicine written for the veterinary technician. Organized by bodysystem, each chapter discusses pertinent diseases, from clinicalsigns, diagnostic testing, and prevalence to treatment options andnursing considerations. Published in association with the Academyof Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians, this book offersboth a thorough grounding in the foundations of internal medicinefor students and new veterinary technicians and detailed, advancedinformation suitable for experienced veterinary technicians. Coverage includes an overview of neurological disorders anddiscussion of the surgical, emergency, and nursing considerationsfor each condition. This complete reference, which includes acompanion website with quizzes, images, and video clips, isessential reading for veterinary technician students, practicingtechnicians, and those studying for the AIMVT specialty exam.


Small Animal Anesthesia And Analgesia

Author by : Gwendolyn L. Carroll
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wiley-Blackwell
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Description : This book provides concise yet comprehensive information about anesthetic equipment, anesthetic and analgesic drugs and techniques, and monitoring. Particular emphasis is placed on indications and contraindications for drugs and techniques. Anesthesia with concurrent conditions and for chronic pain is also covered. Text boxes in each section contain key points. Veterinary students, veterinary technician students, anesthesiology residents, practicing small animal veterinarians and non-veterinarian researchers will find this book invaluable. "Effectively dispels the notion that 'one size fits all' anesthetic regimes or techniques can be used on every patient, and will enhance the reader’s knowledge and thus ability to safely anesthetize animals, whilst also providing for their comfort." --Alicia Karas, author of foreword Key Features An enormous amount of information distilled into one easy to use text Information for troubleshooting problems and "pearls" of wisdom Provides background and evidence for facts Includes a chapter on physical medicine technique to complement standard medical pain therapy


Analgesia And Anesthesia For The Ill Or Injured Dog And Cat

Author by : Karol A. Mathews
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Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Analgesia and Anesthesia for the Ill or Injured Dog and Cat provides a comprehensive guide to anesthesia and pain management protocols, specifically tailored to ill or critically injured dogs and cats. Provides fast access to anesthesia and pain management protocols specifically tailored to ill or critically injured dogs and cats Takes a case-based structure to make it easy to find and apply relevant information Presents step-by-step clinical procedures and techniques Supplies concise, relevant background information for all drugs recommended in the protocols, highlighting recommendations and cautions for specific patient conditions Includes detailed information for geriatric, pregnant, nursing, and pediatric patients and those with cardiac, liver or kidney pathology


Clinical Textbook For Veterinary Technicians

Author by : Dennis M. McCurnin
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Publisher by : Saunders
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Description : Accompanying CD-ROM ... "contains student exercises, including crossword puzzles to help study key terms, picture-it exercises to test knowledge of key illustrations, quiz shows and hangman exercises to make self-study fun, and WebLinks, an exciting resource that lets you link to hundreds of websites carefully chosen to supplement the content of the textbook." -- p. xiii.


Mccurnin S Clinical Textbook For Veterinary Technicians And Nurses E Book

Author by : Joanna M. Bassert
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Master all the animal care duties of a veterinary technician! McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 10th Edition provides a solid foundation in every aspect of veterinary technology, including care of small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. Procedure boxes offer step-by-step guidelines to performing key tasks, and use of the veterinary technician practice model helps to improve your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Written by vet tech experts Joanna Bassert, Angela Beal, and Oreta Samples, this illustrated guide prepares you for success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE®) and in clinical practice. 2017 winner of the William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award ("McGuffey") from the Text & Academic Authors Association (TAA), which recognizes textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time. Case presentations provide real-life scenarios, so students can practice critical thinking and decision-making skills. Step-by-step instructions show students how to perform dozens of procedures, making information easy to access in emergency and clinical situations. More than 1,000 full-color photographs and line drawings depict veterinary technology concepts and techniques. Chapter outline, learning objectives, and key terms begin each chapter, focusing study on need-to-know material. Technician Notes highlight key points relating to the role of the veterinary technician. Coverage of large animal care is integrated throughout the book, including medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, surgical assistance, emergency care, and euthanasia, as well as separate Large Animal chapters. Comprehensive chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology provide a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. Coverage of zoonotics is threaded throughout each chapter, describing how a disease may affect the host, how it is spread, how it is treated, and the necessary safety precautions. Care of Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals chapter describes care and treatment of these increasingly popular pets. Student workbook reinforces understanding with review questions, case presentations, and clinical applications, as well as photo-based quizzes and other student exercises. Available separately.


Annual Fall Conference

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Acvs Veterinary Symposium

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Clinical Pharmacology And Therapeutics For The Veterinary Technician

Author by : Robert Bill
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Publisher by : Mosby
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Description : Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "animations, including drug receptors, passive diffusion, and normal electrophysiology, and drug calculation exerciess for oral solid and injectable medication administration."--Page 4 of cover.


Veterinary Medicine

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Pharmacology For Veterinary Technicians

Author by : Robert Bill
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Description : This title discusses complex principles of pharmacology, with many illustrations to augment the narrative. This new edition presents an updated, comprehensive overview of the principles of veterinary pharmacology, with chapters on the various drug categories. A timely new section on OSHA requirements for the drug and chemical storage and handling is included. The section on dosage calculation has been expanded to a full chapter.


Small Animal Surgical Nursing

Author by : Marianne Tear
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : With focused coverage of the veterinary technician's specific role and responsibilities in small animal surgery, Small Animal Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition helps you gain exceptional clinical competency. Topics include protocol, sterilization, gowning, gloving, anesthesia, wound management, and care of the animals before and after surgery. This new edition will also expand on common complications that might be encountered during surgical procedures and outlines how to best avoid or prepare for this situation. Plus, with enhanced online resources including interactive exercises, you will have all the tools needed to master the full gamut of surgical nursing responsibilities involving small animals. Complete coverage of small animal surgical nursing as it relates to the roles and responsibilities of the veterinary technician provides a full review of the role of the technician in the surgical setting. Focus on exceptional clinical skills and practice tips draws from the author’s real-world experiences of what is most commonly encountered in the clinical setting. Attention to detail fosters appropriate comprehension levels in required veterinary technician surgical nursing courses. Extensive full-color illustrations and photographs vividly guide learning in the areas of necessary equipment, instruments, sterile techniques, suturing techniques, and wound management. Well-written performance objectives are included at the beginning of each chapter to help readers identify what should be mastered in the upcoming chapter. Key points and review questions are included at the end of each chapter to focus and reinforce learning. Practical appendices cover dosage calculations, how to quickly set IV fluid drip rates, how to make up various solutions of medications for constant rate infusions, and more to further facilitate the reader’s ability to work quickly and efficiently. NEW! Online user resources on the Evolve companion website include interactive activities.


Review Questions And Answers For Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author by : Heather Prendergast
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Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Prepare for VTNE success! Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition provides 5,000 VTNE-style questions that have been reviewed and updated to reflect the latest changes to the Veterinary Technician National Examination. The book begins with multiple-choice questions on basic knowledge, including anatomy and physiology, hospital management, calculations, and terminology. It continues with a Q&A review of core subjects such as pharmacology, surgical nursing, laboratory procedures, diagnostic imaging, and pain management. Written by veterinary technology educator Heather Prendergast, this review includes an Evolve website allowing you to create customized, timed practice exams that mirror the VTNE experience. More than 5,000 multiple-choice questions are rigorously reviewed, mirror the type of questions found on the VTNE, and are designed to test factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgment. Detailed rationales are included in the print text and on the Evolve website, reinforcing student knowledge and providing the reasoning behind answers. Organization of the book into primary subject areas reflects the latest version of the VTNE. Customized exam generator on Evolve offers a simulated test-taking experience with customized practice tests and timed practice exams with instant feedback and extended rationales. NEW! More than 200 new questions are added to this edition.


Manual Of Small Animal Regional Anesthesia

Author by : Pablo E. Otero
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Description : Veterinary anesthesiology has benefited from the union of medicine and technology, in the production of diagnostic and monitoring equipment never imagined before. The addition of nerve stimulation and high-resolution ultrasound to the chapter of regional anesthesia allowed the development of new nerve approaches and techniques for numerous clinical situations. This book is aimed at helping the readers to incorporate a new method of work to their daily practice.


Iveccs 2016

Author by : Shenandoah H. Diehl
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Description : "2016 Summer Symposium, Welcome to IVECCS XXII. We are excited to bring IVECCS back to Texas for our 22nd meeting! This year's Proceedings are available in three formats to allow convenient access to over 200 manuscripts and 120 abstracts, covering cutting-edge material within all topic areas, with special focus on 'Sepsis in Emergency and Critical Care.' ... Flash Drive Proceedings: Searchable by author name; Keyword search function checks entire proceedings content; Manuscripts and Abstracts sections."--From file name "start.htm"