Veterinary Toxicology for Australia and New Zealand is a reference suited to the unique challenges of veterinary practice in Australia and New Zealand. Both streamlined and thorough in its coverage of poisons and treatments for those locations, this focused approach allows readers to quickly find relevant information that is presented in a concise and logical manner that is useful to clinicians. The authors draw upon a wealth of knowledge of the particularities of toxicology in Australia and New Zealand to present readers with the up-to-date information required to efficiently and effectively diagnose and treat their patients.
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1. Definitions 2. Essentials of Toxicokinetics for Veterinary Practitioners 3. Emergency Care and Stabilization of the Poisoned Patient 4. Antidotes 5. Vulnerable Patients 6. Sample Collection and Handling 7. Reference Tables by System Affected 8. Insecticides and Acaricides 9. Molluscicides 10. Vertebrate Pestiticides 11. Herbicides and Fungicides 12. Pharmaceuticals and Recreational Drugs 13. Household Foods and Products 14. Metals 15. Metalloids 16. Site of First Contact Effects of Acids and Alkalis 17. Miscellaneous Inorganic Substances 18. Industrial and Commercial Organic Substances 19. Agricultural and Feed-Related Toxicants 20. Gases, Vapors and Smoke 21. Fungi, Mycotoxins and Algae 22. Venomous and Poisonous Vertebrates 23. Venomous and Poisonous Invertebrates 24. Poisonous Plants 25. Chemical Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Rosalind Dalefield completed a BVSc and a PhD in veterinary pathology at Massey University in New Zealand, followed by a postdoctoral residency at the Comparative Toxicology Laboratories, Kansas State University. In 1999 she became a Diplomate by examination of both the American Board of Toxicology and the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology. She is a full international member of the Society of Toxicology. Dr Dalefield's experience in toxicology includes human health risk assessment in a government regulatory toxicology role; a USEPA-funded role in environmental toxicology including that related to aquifers, brownfields and former military bases and bombing ranges; experience as a Study Director and a Study Monitor in nonclinical pharmaceutical development in GLP contract toxicology laboratories; participating in a helpline providing advice on veterinary and environmental exposures and toxicoses; and operating a diagnostic toxicology laboratory covering metals, feed toxicants including mycotoxins, samples for detection of environmental and wildlife toxicants, and testing for performance-enhancing drugs in greyhounds. Areas of specialized knowledge include human health risk assessment, nonclinical toxicology, international Good Laboratory Practice regulations, carcinogenicity assessment, inhalation toxicology, environmental toxicology, veterinary and comparative toxicology, and anatomic and clinical pathology of laboratory animals.She has written a number of review articles, book chapters and original research articles. Dr. Dalefield is also qualified as a Lead Auditor in Quality Management Systems.