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Small Animal Critical Care Medicine

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine is a comprehensive, concise guide to critical care, encompassing not only triage and stabilization, but also the entire course of care during the acute medical crisis and high-risk period. This clinically oriented manual assists practitioners in providing the highest standard of care for ICU patients.

Hardbound, 1000 Pages

Published: February 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2591-7

Contents

  • Part I: Assessment and Triage

    1. Physical examination

    2. Patient triage

    3. Survival prediction index

    Part II: Frequently Encountered Problems in the Intensive Care Unit

    4. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    5. Fever

    6. Hypotension

    7. Oliguria

    8. Deteriorating mental status

    9. Tachypnea and hypoxemia

    10. Shock

    11. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)

    12. Nosocomial infections and zoonoses

    13. Enteral nutrition

    14. Parenteral nutrition

    Part III: Respiratory Disorders

    15. Respiratory failure

    16. Upper airway disease

    17. Endotracheal intubation

    18. Tracheostomy

    19. Oxygen therapy

    20. Allergic airway disease and asthma

    21. Pulmonary edema

    22. Pneumonia

    23. Aspiration pneumonitis and pneumonia

    24. Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome

    25. Pulmonary contusions and hemorrhage

    26. Ventilator associated lung injury

    27. Pulmonary thromboembolism

    28. Smoke inhalation

    29. Atelectasis

    30. Pleural space disease

    31. Thoracocentesis

    32. Thoracostomy tube placement and drainage

    33. Chest wall disease

    34. Non-respiratory “look-alikes”

    Part IV: Cardiovascular Disorders

    35. Cardiogenic shock

    36. Left ventricular failure

    37. Feline cardiomyopathy

    38. Canine cardiomyopathy

    39. Valvular heart disease

    40. Myocardial contusion

    41. Myocardial infarction

    42. Hypertensive crisis

    43. Pericardial diseases

    44. Pericardial tamponade

    45. Bradyarrhythmias and conduction disturbances

    46. Supraventricular tachyarrhythmias

    47. Ventricular tachyarrhythmias

    48. Myocarditis

    49. Arterial catheterization

    50. Pulmonary arterial catheterization

    51. Temporary transvenous pacing

    52. Trancutaneous pacing

    53. Cardioversion and defibrillation

    Part V: Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disturbances

    54. Sodium disorders

    55. Potassium disorders

    56. Calcium disorders

    57. Magnesium disorders

    58. Phosphate disorders

    59. Acid-base disturbances

    60. Lactic acidosis

    Part VI: Fluid Therapy

    61. Peripheral venous catheterization

    62. Intraosseous catheterization

    63. Central venous catheterization

    64. Daily intravenous fluid therapy

    65. Shock fluids and fluid challenge

    66. Transfusion medicine

    Part VII: Endocrine Disorders

    67. Diabetic ketoacidosis

    68. Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome

    69. Hypoglycemia

    70. Diabetes insipidus

    71. Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone

    72. Thyroid storm

    73. Myxedema coma

    74. Pheochromocytoma

    75. Relative Adrenal insufficiency

    76. Hypoadrenocorticism

    Part VIII: Intoxications

    77. Approach to poisoning and drug overdose

    78. Ethylene glycol

    79. Acetominophen and salicylates

    80. Illicit drugs

    81. Rodenticides

    82. Sedative, muscle relaxant, and narcotic overdose

    83. Calcium channel and beta-block drug overdose

    84. Digoxin overdose

    85. Cyanide

    86. Carbon monoxide

    87. Methemoglobinemia

    88. Cyclic antidepressant drug overdose

    89. Anticholineric poisonings

    90. Serotonin syndrome

    91. Anticholinesterase toxicity

    92. Ivermectin toxicity

    93. Pyrethrins

    94. Snake envenomation

    95. Spider bite

    Part IX: Neurologic Disorders

    96. Coma scales

    97. Seizures and status epilepticus

    98. Spinal cord injury

    99. Intracranial hypertension

    100. Lower motor neuron disease

    101. Tetanus

    102. Hepatoencephalopathy

    103. Vestibular disease

    104. Cerebrospinal fluid sampling

    Part X: Infectious Disorders

    105. Sepsis

    106. Septic shock

    107. Gram-positive infections

    108. Gram-negative infections

    109. Fungal infections

    110. Viral infections

    111. Canine parvovirus

    112. Endocarditis

    113. Urosepsis

    114. Necrotizing soft-tissue infections

    115. Catheter-related bloodstream infection

    116. Hematologic Disorders

    117. Hypercoagulable states

    118. Bleeding disorders

    119. Thrombocytopenia

    120. Anemia

    121. Acute hemolytic disorders

    122. Blood smear evaluation

    Part XI: Intra-abdominal Disorders

    123. Acute abdominal pain

    124. Acute pancreatitis

    125. Acute cholecystitis

    126. Hepatitis and cholangiohepatitis

    127. Hepatic failure

    128. Gastroenteritis

    129. Motility disorders

    130. Gastrointestinal hemorrhage

    131. Vomiting and Regurgitation

    132. Diarrhea

    133. Peritonitis

    134. Gastric dilatation volvulus and bloat

    Part XII: Urogenital Disorders

    135. Acute renal failure

    136. Chronic renal failure

    137. Hemodialysis and Peritoneal dialysis

    138. Urinary catheterization

    139. Pyometra

    140. Dystocia and Obstetric crises

    141. Paraphimosis and priapism

    142. Mastitis

    Part XIII: Surgical and Postoperative Conditions

    143. Preoperative evaluation of the critically ill patient

    144. Postoperative evaluation of the critically ill patient

    145. Post-craniotomy management

    146. Portosytemic shunt management

    147. Peritoneal drainage techniques-

    148. Post-thoracotomy management

    149. Post-cardiac surgery management

    150. Post-cardio-pulmonary bypass management

    151. Kidney transplantation

    Part IV: Trauma

    152. Traumatic brain injury

    153. Thoracic trauma

    154. Abdominal trauma

    155. Abdominocentesis

    156. Diagnostic peritoneal lavage

    157. Wound management

    158. Thermal burn injury

    159. Electrical and lightning injuries

    160. Massive transfusion

    Part XV: Anesthesia and Pain Management

    161. Pain and sedation assessment

    162. Sedation of the critical patient

    163. Anesthesia of the critical patient

    164. Analgesia and continuous rate infusions

    165. Complementary and alternative therapies

    Part XVI: Miscellaneous Disorders

    166. Hypothermia

    167. Heat stroke

    168. Anaphylaxis

    169. Near drowning

    170. Fat embolism

    171. Tumor lysis syndrome

    172. Ocular disease in the intensive care unit

    173. Air embolism

    174. Critical pediatric patients

    175. Critical geriatric patients

    Part XVII: Pharmacology

    176. Vasoactive catecholamines

    177. Vasopressin

    178. Antihypertensives

    179. Nitroglycerin

    180. Diuretics

    181. Gastrointestinal protectants

    182. Anti-emetics

    183. Neuromuscular blockers

    184. Narcotic agonists and naloxone

    185. Benzodiazepines and flumazenil

    186. Anticonvulsants-

    187. Anticoagulants

    188. Thrombolytic agents

    189. Digoxin

    190. Antidysrhythmic agents

    191. Beta blockers

    192. Inhaled medications

    193. Complications of chemotherapeutic agents

    194. Principles of antimicrobial use

    195. Penicillins and cephalosporins

    196. Aminoglycosides

    197. Fluoroquinolone

    198. Macrolides

    199. Antifungal therapy

    200. Miscellaneous antibiotics

    Part XVIII: Monitoring

    201. Daily assessment of the critical patient

    202. Nutritional assessment

    203. Hemodynamic monitoring

    204. Urine output

    205. Colloid osmotic pressure and osmolality

    206. Intraabdominal pressure

    207. Capnography

    208. Blood gas and oximetry monitoring

    209. Intracranial pressure monitoring

    210. Sedation monitoring

    211. Electrocardiogram evaluation

    212. Cardiac output monitoring

    Part XIX: Mechanical Ventilation

    213. Basic mechanical ventilation

    214. Advanced mechanical ventilation

    215. Jet ventilation

    216. Care of the ventilator patient

    217. Discontinuing mechanical ventilation

    Appendix

    Conversion tables

    Calculations and continuous rate infusions

    Reference ranges

    Management of the critical care unit

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