ISBN-10:
0702027685
ISBN-13:
9780702027680
Pub. Date:
02/12/2013
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian / Edition 3

Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian / Edition 3

by Signe J. Plunkett DVM
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Overview

Small animal veterinarians of all specialties and at all stages in their careers will find the new edition of Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian their invaluable one-stop shop for the information they need to provide optimal patient care in an emergency situation. Readers familiar with the previous edition will be pleased to see the text comprehensively updated, with much new content and many new features including an all-color design to make finding information easier than ever. Those coming to the book for the first time will appreciate its clarity of structure, its concise and practical approach and its step-by-step presentation of key information, all of which will prove their worth time and again in each new emergency, whatever the species. For those working as a solo doctor in an emergency practice, Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian third edition will fulfil the role of a substitute colleague when further information is needed quickly. No small animal clinician will want to be without a copy.

New to this edition

• Contains two new chapters on supportive care (fluid therapy, oxygen supplementation, analgesia, nutritional support) and shock
• Presents the latest recommendations for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
• Includes the latest diagnostic testing regimens
• Offers current therapeutic recommendations including analgesia and nutritional support
• Dr Plunkett is joined by new co-authors for respiratory emergencies and emergencies of the urinary tract, and for a completely revised and augmented exotics chapter
• Contains major updates, revisions and expansions of the toxicologic emergencies chapter

• All you need to know to manage every small animal emergency case you will encounter
• Many excellent and practical appendices of drugs, poisons, lab data, haematology
• Takes the diagnosis-prognosis-treatment approach to every emergency situation
• Easy-to-access format, with concise text and lots of lists
• Divided into organ systems, making it easy to locate information in a hurry
• Handy information on what to tell the owner in emergency injury situations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702027680
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/12/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 888
Sales rank: 562,796
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Cardiovascular Emergencies
Respiratory Emergencies
Traumatic Emergencies
Environmental Emergencies
Dermatologic Emergencies
Hematologic Emergencies
Gastrointestinal Emergencies
Metabolic and Endocrine Emergencies
Urogenital and Reproductive Emergencies
Neurologic and Ocular Emergencies
Toxicologic Emergencies
Emergencies in Exotic Species
Appendices
Index

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