Category Archives: Surgical

Endotracheal Intubation – Yes, Veterinary Nurses can learn it too

Depending on your clinic’s policies, you may be allowed to place endotracheal tubes. Securing airways [...]

Wrapping a Surgical Kit

Packaging is a very important step in the sterile supply cycle and requires careful attention. [...]

Surgical Skin Preparation – Best Practice Protocol for Veterinary Nurses

Skin preparation techniques are one of our first defences in reducing the risk of our [...]

Placing a Modified Robert Jones

The Modified Robert Jones Bandage is used most commonly used post-operatively to provide compression in [...]

5 Things we’re doing wrong by our clipper blades.

Proper clipper blade care is essential not only to prevent trauma to our patients (clipper [...]

Cryotherapy in the immediate post-op period

You’d probably be familiar with using cold packs when you injure yourself, such as when [...]

Wrapping Instruments. 10 things you need to know as a vet nurse.

Veterinary Nurses spend a lot of time in theatre and processing surgical instruments for sterilisation. [...]