Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Emergency Medicine

1st Edition

Editor:

  • Shailen Jasani
  • Table of 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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    328
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders Ltd.
    Print ISBN:
    9780702029844
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702049040

    About the editor

    Shailen Jasani

    THIS IS THE MAIN POSTAL ADDRESS - NOT HATFIELD!

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Clinical Training Scholar in Emergency & Critical Care, The Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Royal Veterinary College, UK