Table of Contents

I LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCIES
1. Decision Making in Veterinary Emergency Medicine
2. Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation in Small Animals
3. Respiratory Distress
4. Pathophysiology of Congestive Heart Failure
5. Shock
6. Acute Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus
7. Anaphylaxis
8. Hypothermia
9. Heat Stroke

II TRAUMA
10. Treatment Priorities in Trauma
11. Arterial Bleeding
12. Respiratory Emergencies
13. Traumatic Myocarditis
14. Fluid Selection in Trauma
15. Blood Transfusions
16. Brain Injuries
17. Acute Spinal Cord Injuries
18. Peripheral Nerve Trauma
19. Extremity Trauma
20. Abdominal Injuries
21. Pain Management in Emergencies
22. Disaster Preparedness and the Veterinarian

III COMMON PRIMARY COMPLAINTS
23. Vomiting
24. Diarrhea
25. Syncope vs. Seizures
26. Ataxia
27. Anorexia
28. Fever
29. Stranguria
30. Obstipation and Constipation
31. Fractured Tooth
32. Abscesses and Cellulitis
33. Rattlesnake Envenomation
34. Lameness
35. Infectious Disease

IV OPHTHALMIC EMERGENCIES
36. Acute Ocular Trauma
37. Ocular Hemorrhage
38. Sudden Blindness
39. Uveitis
40. Glaucoma
41. Vision-Threatening Corneal Ulcers

V RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES
42. Allergic Airway Disease (Asthma) in Cats
43. Aspiration Pneumonitis
44. Dirofilariasis
45. Pulmonary Thromboembolism
46. Laryngeal Paralysis
47. Near Drowning
48. Pulmonary Edema
49. Hemoptysis
50. Smoke Inhalation and Burn Injuries

VI CARDIOVASCULAR EMERGENCIES
51. Mitral Valvular Insufficiency Due to Endocardiosis
52. Dilated Cardiomyopathy
53. Cardiac Arrhythmias
54. Cardiac Pacemakers
55. Pericardial Effusion
56. Feline Myocardial Disease
57. Systemic Arterial Thromboembolism

VII ONCOLOGIC AND HEMATOLOGIC EMERGENCIES
58. Neutropenia, Sepsis, and Thrombocytopenia in Patients with Cancer
59. Acute Tumor Lysis Syndrome
60.

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No. of pages:
504
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Hanley & Belfus
Electronic ISBN:
9781437711370
Print ISBN:
9781560534211

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