Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Emergency Medicine book cover

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Emergency Medicine

Audience
General small animal veterinary practitioner
Veterinary students nearing the end of their course
Veterinary nurses

Paperback, 328 Pages

Published: September 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-2984-4

Contents

  • Introduction

    Preface

    Acknowledgements

    Section 1 The fundamentals

    1 Major body system examination

    2 Shock and dehydration

    3 Emergency database interpretation

    4 Parenteral fluid therapy

    5 Analgesia for the emergency patient

    6 Oxygen supplementation

    Section 2 Problem-orientated approach

    7 Abnormal urine or urination

    8 Acute abdomen

    9 Acute diarrhoea

    10 Acute red eye and pain

    11 Acute vomiting

    12 Cardiac dysrhythmias

    13 Collapse

    14 Cyanosis

    15 Head tilt and nystagmus

    16 Hyperthermia and pyrexia

    17 Hypothermia

    18 Jaundice

    19 Pallor and approach to anaemia

    20 Pelvic limb paresis and paralysis

    21 Petechiae and ecchymoses

    22 Regurgitation

    23 Respiratory distress

    24 Seizures

    25 Sudden loss of vision

    26 Urticaria, angioedema and anaphylaxis

    27 Wounds and open fractures

    Section 3 Specific disorders

    28 The trauma patient

    29 The acute abdomen

    30 Toxicological emergencies

    31 Cardiovascular emergencies

    32 Respiratory emergencies

    33 Haematological and haemostatic emergencies

    34 Endocrine emergencies

    35 Ocular emergencies

    36 Urinary tract emergencies

    37 Dystocia

    38 Heatstroke

    Section 4 Additional topics

    39 Notes on sedation and general anaesthesia (with Simon Ripoll)

    40 Notes on transfusion medicine

    41 Notes on paediatric medicine

    APPENDICES

    MCQs

    MCQs - Answers

    Appendix 1 Drug formulary

    Appendix 2 Procedures - equipment and techniques

    Index

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