Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780702027680, 9780702054303

Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian

3rd Edition

Author: Signe Plunkett
eBook ISBN: 9780702054303
Paperback ISBN: 9780702027680
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 30th October 2012
Page Count: 688

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Small animal veterinarians of all specialties and at all stages in their careers will find the new edition of Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian their invaluable one-stop shop for the information they need to provide optimal patient care in an emergency situation. Readers familiar with the previous edition will be pleased to see the text comprehensively updated, with much new content and many new features including an all-color design to make finding information easier than ever. Those coming to the book for the first time will appreciate its clarity of structure, its concise and practical approach and its step-by-step presentation of key information, all of which will prove their worth time and again in each new emergency, whatever the species. For those working as a solo doctor in an emergency practice, Emergency Procedures for the Small Animal Veterinarian third edition will fulfil the role of a substitute colleague when further information is needed quickly. No small animal clinician will want to be without a copy.

New to this edition

  • Contains two new chapters on supportive care (fluid therapy, oxygen supplementation, analgesia, nutritional support) and shock
  • Presents the latest recommendations for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Includes the latest diagnostic testing regimens
  • Offers current therapeutic recommendations including analgesia and nutritional support
  • Dr Plunkett is joined by new co-authors for respiratory emergencies and emergencies of the urinary tract, and for a completely revised and augmented exotics chapter
  • Contains major updates, revisions and expansions of the toxicologic emergencies chapter

Table of Contents

Cardiovascular Emergencies
Respiratory Emergencies
Traumatic Emergencies
Environmental Emergencies
Dermatologic Emergencies
Hematologic Emergencies
Gastrointestinal Emergencies
Metabolic and Endocrine Emergencies
Urogenital and Reproductive Emergencies
Neurologic and Ocular Emergencies
Toxicologic Emergencies
Emergencies in Exotic Species


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About the Author

Signe Plunkett

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Urgent Care at Animal Health Services, Member, VECCS, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Arizona Veterinary Medical Association, and American Veterinary Medical Association Cave Creek, Arizona


"The book is packed with very practical tips which are obivously the fruit of the author's experience. Each chapter is also backed with list of references."

Royal Canin - Vet's Today,  December 2013