Handbook of Small Animal Toxicology and Poisonings

2nd Edition

Authors:

  • Roger Gfeller
  • Shawn Messonnier
    • Print ISBN 9780323012461

    Key Features

    • Over 1,000 toxic agents are discussed, offering a thorough presentation of toxicology relevant to veterinary practice.
    • An easy-to-use alphabetical organization with section tabs for quick reference makes information easy to locate in any setting.
    • Detailed diagnostic and treatment information is presented in an appealing, visually accessible approach.

    Table of Contents

    SECTION ONE: Rapid Patient Evaluation and Symptomatic Treatment of the Poisoned Pet
    Airway
    Breathing
    Cardiovascular system and circulatory system
    Consciousness
    Diagnosis
    Decontamination
    Enhanced removal and elimination

    SECTION TWO: Toxic Drugs and Chemicals

    SECTION THREE: Toxic Plants

    SECTION FOUR: Avian Toxicology

    Appendix A Formulary
    Appendix B Daily fluid requirements
    Appendix C Recipes for dialysate and continuous drug infusions
    Appendix D Poison treatment flow chart

    Color Plates Common Toxicants

    Details

    No. of pages:
    512
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2004
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323012461

    About the authors

    Roger Gfeller

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Veterinary Emergency Service, Fresno, CA

    Shawn Messonnier

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Paws and Claws Veterinary Hospital, Plano, TX