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Armac Veterinary Care | 24 Hr Vet Practices Bury, Bolton & Fairfield

  • 0161 764 4618


  • Armac Vets, 147 The Rock, Bury,

    BL9 0ND

  • Open 24 hrs a day,

    365 day a year.

Armac Nurse has Pericardiocentesis article published

Armac Veterinary clinic would like to congratulate Rachel on her fantastic achievement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Rachel McDermott RVN CertVNES one of our A+E night nurses who has her Certificate in Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Species
and is currently studying for her Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care has just had a article published in the Veterinary Nurse Journal (VNJ).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     VNJ is the longest established nursing journal in the UK (since 1985),
providing expert-written content for all levels of veterinary nursing. All content is peer-reviewed by an editorial team to ensure it reaches the high standards that readers expect.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Rachels article is about pericardiocentesis a procedure that may be required if fluid builds up around the heart. This fluid restricts the hearts ability to work properly and supply the body with oxgen rich blood. The pericardiocentesis involves using a needle, syringe and a catheter to drain the fluid.
Rachel’s article  article describes how to prepare for pericardiocentesis and outlines how to monitor the patient after the procedure.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Click on the link below to read the article