Euthanization, also called euthanasia, is the intentional ending of a life via a drug administered by a professional. When applied to pets, this procedure is often called having the animal "put to sleep."Continue Reading
The euthanasia drug is an overdose of barbiturate. It works by stopping the heart and breathing muscles. The drug can be administered with a needle and syringe or through an intravenous catheter. Some veterinarians administer a sedative tranquilizer prior to euthanization in order to make the pet's final moments more peaceful for both the animal and the owner.
Euthanization is performed for various reasons, including injury and disease. Euthanization is also performed at animal shelters due to overcrowding and a lack of resources.Learn more about Pets
Domestic ferrets rarely live more than a decade, with their life expectancy being between five and 10 years. Some ferrets may live as long as 13 or 14 years, but the average lifespan of a ferret is closer to eight yearsFull Answer >
Benefits for employees of MeadWestvaco, now WestRock after a 2015 merger with RockTenn, include up to 10 days of paid vacation in the first year of employment; paid holidays; four personal days per year; medical, dental and vision insurance plans, including prescription drug coverage and an incentivized wellness program; and company-paid basic life, disability and travel insurance coverage. Benefits also include a 401(k) savings plan and 100-percent vesting in a company-paid retirement plan after three years of employment.Full Answer >
The questions on a psychological exam are usually asked by questionnaire or a checklist, and according to The American Psychological Association they ask questions about the history or background of a person's life experience, questions about depression or other mental disorders and questions about the history of or current drug use by the patient. Questions asked on a psychological exam vary widely depending on the reason for the evaluation.Full Answer >
Advanced cardiac life support drug algorithms are sets of instructions to standardize and increase the effectiveness of treatment of cardiac arrest and other life-threatening emergencies, such as stroke. Each of the seven algorithms is in the form of a flowchart and deals with various ACLS events and recommended drug administration in hospital settings, reports the ACLS Training Center.Full Answer >