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Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Animals: Veterinary Science

Small Animal Toxicology

Handbook / Manual
By: Michael E Peterson(Author), Patricia A Talcott(Author)
927 pages, 16 plates with colour photos; b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Saunders
Small Animal Toxicology
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  • Small Animal Toxicology ISBN: 9781455707171 Edition: 3 Paperback Dec 2012 Usually dispatched within 1 week
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This revised and expanded reference is a valuable aid for the practicing veterinary clinician in diagnosing and determining treatment for toxic exposures in small animals, and for veterinary students as a supplement to their classroom instruction. It contains chapters addressing non-traditional areas of toxicology not covered in conventional toxicology texts. It also covers areas of toxicology which seem basic but are rarely discussed, such as taking a toxicological history, establishing a minimum database, providing supportive care, and managing emergency treatment of the poisoned patient. Small Animal Toxicology is organized into three sections, including 20 new chapters and new topics such as grapes and raisins, lilies, "Christmas time" plants, mercury, and accidental poisoning in non-traditional pets.


Section 1: Toxicological Concepts
1. General Toxicological Concepts
2. Toxicokinetics and Toxicodynamics
3. Toxicologic Information Resources
4. Effective Use of Veterinary Poison Center NEW!
5. Effective Use of Human Poison Center
6. Taking a Toxicologic History
7. Approach to Diagnosis and Initial Treatment
8. Selecting a Minimum Database
9. Initial Management of the Poisoned Patient
10. Decontamination
11. General Supportive Care
12. Effective Use of the Diagnostic Lab

Section 2: General Exposures
13. Litigation and Toxicology NEW!
14. Indoor Environmental Quality and Health
15. Responding to Mass Exposures NEW!
16. Reproductive Toxicology of the Male and Female
17. Considerations in the Poisoned Pregnant and Lactating Patient
18. Considerations in the Pediatric Poisoned Patient NEW!
19. Considerations in the Geriatric Poisoned Patient NEW!
20. Poisoning in the Captive Reptile
21. Poisoning in the Small Mammal (pocket pets) NEW!
22. Poisoning in the Avian Patient NEW!

Section 3: Miscellaneous Toxicant Groups
23. Adverse Drug Reactions
24. Miscellaneous Indoor Toxicants
25. "Recreational" Drugs
26. Herbal and Natural Products (homeopathic)
27. Household and Garden Plants
28. Miscellaneous Herbicides, Fungicides, and Nematocides
29. Smoke Inhalation (house fires)
30. Acetaminophen
31. Amitraz
32. Anticoagulant Rodenticides
33. Anticonvulsants
34. Arsenic
35. Botulism
36. Bromethalin
37. Carbon Monoxide
38. Cholecalciferol
39. "Christmas time" Plants
40. Citrus Oils
41. Copper
42. Cyanide
43. Cyanobacteria
44. DEET
45. Diethylene Glycol
46. Ethanol
47. Ethylene Glycol
48. Grapes and Raisins
49. Insects - Hymenoptera
50. Ionophores
51. Iron
52. Ivermectin: Macrolide Antiparasitic Agents
53. Lead
54. Lilies
55. Poisonous Lizards
56. Macadamia Nuts
57. Mercury
58. Metaldehyde
59. Methanol
60. Methylxanthines
61. Metronidazole
62. Mushrooms
63. Mycotoxins
64. Nicotine
65. Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatories
66. Organochlorine Pesticides
67. Organophosphate and Carbamate Pesticides
68. Oxalate-Containing Plants
69. Paraquat
70. Atypical Topical Spot-On Products
71. Petroleum Hydrocarbons
72. Propylene Glycol
73. Pyrethrins and Pyrethroids
74. Ricin
75. Snake Bite - North American Pit Vipers
76. Snake Bite - Coral Snakes
77. Sodium
78. Sodium Monofluoroacetate
79. Spider Envenomation - Black Widow
80. Spider Envenomation - Brown Recluse
81. Strychnine
82. Toads
83. Xylitol NEW!
84. Zinc
85. Zinc Phosphide

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Handbook / Manual
By: Michael E Peterson(Author), Patricia A Talcott(Author)
927 pages, 16 plates with colour photos; b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Saunders
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