Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice book cover

Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice

The leading reference for the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances in small animals, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice, 4th Edition provides cutting-edge, evidence-based guidelines to enhance your care of dogs and cats. Information is easy to find and easy to use, with comprehensive coverage including fluid and electrolyte physiology and pathophysiology and their clinical applications, as well as the newest advances in fluid therapy and a discussion of a new class of drugs called vaptans. Lead author Stephen DiBartola is a well-known speaker and the "go-to" expert in this field, and his team of contributors represents the most authoritative and respected clinicians and academicians in veterinary medicine.

Hardbound, 1520 Pages

Published: June 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0654-3


  • Section I: Applied Physiology

    1. Applied Physiology of Body Fluids in Dogs and Cats

    2. Applied Renal Physiology

    Section II: Electrolyte Disorders

    3. Disorders of Sodium and Water: Hypernatremia and Hyponatremia

    4. Disorders of Chloride: Hyperchloremia and Hypochloremia

    5. Disorders of Potassium: Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia

    6. Disorders of Calcium: Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia

    7. Disorders of Phosphorus: Hypophosphatemia and Hyperphosphatemia

    8. Disorders of Magnesium: Magnesium Deficit and Excess

    Section III: Acid-Base Disorders

    9. Introduction to Acid-Base Disorders

    10. Metabolic Acid-Base Disorders

    11. Respiratory Acid-Base Disorders

    12. Mixed Acid-Base Disorders

    13. Strong Ion Approach to Acid-Base Disorders

    Section IV: Fluid Therapy

    14. Introduction to Fluid Therapy

    15. Technical Aspects of Fluid Therapy

    16. Monitoring Fluid Therapy and Complications of Fluid Therapy

    17. Perioperative Management of Fluid Therapy

    18. Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances in Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Disease

    19. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disturbances in Liver Disease

    20. Fluid Therapy in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

    21. Fluid and Diuretic Therapy in Heart Failure

    22. Managing Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders in Renal Failure

    23. Shock Syndromes

    Section V: Special Therapy

    24. Blood Transfusion and Blood Substitutes

    25. Parenteral Nutrition

    26. Enteral Nutrition

    27. Fluid Therapy with Macromolecular Plasma Volume Expanders

    28. Peritoneal Dialysis

    29. Hemodialysis


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