Small Animal ToxicologyBy
- Patricia Talcott, MS, DVM, PhD DipABVT
- Michael Peterson, DVM, MS, Reid Veterinary Hospital, Albany, OR, USA
Diagnose and determine treatment for toxic exposures in small animals with this quick reference! Small Animal Toxicology, 3rd Edition covers hundreds of potentially toxic substances, providing the information you need to manage emergency treatment and prevent poisonings in companion animals. To help you identify an unknown poison, this guide provides a list of potential toxins based on clinical signs or symptoms. It also includes a NEW color insert with 85 full-color photographs of toxic plants and of lesions associated with various poisonings. Written by respected veterinarian Michael E. Peterson and board-certified veterinary toxicologist Patricia A. Talcott, along with a team of expert contributors, this edition covers a wide variety of topics including toxicodynamics, toxicokinetics, effective history taking, recognizing clinical signs of toxic exposures, managing emergencies, and supportive care of the poisoned patient.
Paperback, 928 Pages
Published: December 2012
Section 1: Toxicological Concepts
1. General Toxicological Concepts
2. Toxicokinetics and Toxicodynamics3. Toxicologic Information Resources
4. Effective Use of Veterinary Poison Center NEW!
5. Effective Use of Human Poison Center6. Taking a Toxicologic History
7. Approach to Diagnosis and Initial Treatment8. Selecting a Minimum Database
9. Initial Management of the Poisoned Patient10. Decontamination
11. General Supportive Care12. Effective Use of the Diagnostic Lab
Section 2: General Exposures13. Litigation and Toxicology NEW!14. Indoor Environmental Quality and Health
15. Responding to Mass Exposures NEW!
16. Reproductive Toxicology of the Male and Female17. 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 Reptile21. Poisoning in the Small Mammal (pocket pets) NEW!22. Poisoning in the Avian Patient NEW!
Section 3: Miscellaneous Toxicant Groups
23. Adverse Drug Reactions24. Miscellaneous Indoor Toxicants
25. "Recreational" Drugs26. Herbal and Natural Products (homeopathic)
27. Household and Garden Plants28. Miscellaneous Herbicides, Fungicides, and Nematocides
29. Smoke Inhalation (house fires)30. Acetaminophen
31. Amitraz32. Anticoagulant Rodenticides
33. Anticonvulsants34. Arsenic
35. Botulism36. Bromethalin
37. Carbon Monoxide38. Cholecalciferol
39. "Christmas time" Plants40. Citrus Oils
41. Copper42. Cyanide
43. Cyanobacteria44. DEET
45. Diethylene Glycol46. Ethanol
47. Ethylene Glycol48. Grapes and Raisins
49. Insects - Hymenoptera50. Ionophores
51. Iron52. Ivermectin: Macrolide Antiparasitic Agents
53. Lead54. Lilies
55. Poisonous Lizards56. Macadamia Nuts
57. Mercury58. Metaldehyde
59. Methanol60. Methylxanthines
61. Metronidazole62. Mushrooms
63. Mycotoxins64. Nicotine
65. Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatories66. Organochlorine Pesticides
67. Organophosphate and Carbamate Pesticides68. Oxalate-Containing Plants
69. Paraquat70. Atypical Topical Spot-On Products
71. Petroleum Hydrocarbons72. Propylene Glycol
73. Pyrethrins and Pyrethroids74. Ricin
75. Snake Bite - North American Pit Vipers76. Snake Bite - Coral Snakes
77. Sodium78. Sodium Monofluoroacetate
79. Spider Envenomation - Black Widow80. Spider Envenomation - Brown Recluse
81. Strychnine82. Toads
83. Xylitol NEW!
84. Zinc85. Zinc Phosphide