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Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Handbook / Manual

By: Douglass K Macintire and Kenneth J Drobatz

560 pages, Illus, tabs

JB Lippincott Co.

Paperback | Sep 2001 | #119876 | ISBN: 0397584636
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NHBS Price: £52.00 $66/€62 approx

About this book

This manual provides clear, concise management advice from a team of leaders in emergency veterinary medicine, making it a valuable text for the classroom and an indispensable resource for emergency situations in daily veterinary practice. Written in an easy-to-follow outline format, this book gives you rapid access to essential information needed to stabilize and treat the emergency and critical care patient. The first part of this book outlines initial care of the trauma or critical patient, followed by coverage that ranges from triage to basic fluid therapy, monitoring, and continuous care. The second part of this book features emergency care coverage organized by body system, beginning with the general approach to patients with emergent signs in each system and followed by protocols for specific conditions.


Contents

SECTION I: LIFE SUPPORT, INITIAL STABILIZATION, MONITORING, AND INTENSIVE CARE OF THE CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT Approach to the Emergency Patient Emergency Room Readiness Cardiopulmonary u Cerebral Resuscitation Shock Anesthetic Protocols for Short Procedures Fluid Therapy Monitoring Critical Patients Nutritional Support of Critical Patients SECTION II: SPECIFIC PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES FOR EMERGENCY CONDITIONS Respiratory Emergencies Cardiac Emergencies Gastrointestinal Emergencies Urologic Emergencies Neurological Emergencies Hematologic Emergencies Endocrine and Metabolic Emergencies Reproductive Emergencies Pediatric Emergencies Ocular Emergencies Dermatological Emergencies Toxicological Emergencies Miscellaneous Emergencies Appendix Inde

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