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BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Emergency and Critical Care. Edition No. 3. BSAVA British Small Animal Veterinary Association

  • ID: 4290713
  • Book
  • April 2018
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 432 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Emergency care is one of the most important areas of veterinary medicine. Building on the success of the previous editions, the international team of editors and authors have reviewed and updated the manual so that it reflects the continued growth in knowledge and understanding in this crucial area while remaining a highly practical resource.

The introductory chapters, covering areas such as triage, catheterization and the assessment of shock and dyspnoea, sit alongside chapters that cover system specific emergencies, ranging from cardiac arrhythmias to uterine prolapse, and from corneal ulceration to fractures and luxations. The text is fully illustrated throughout. 

-              Highly practical
-              Updated to reflect current knowledge in this crucial area
-              Illustrated throughout

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1 Triage of the emergency patient      
Andrew J. Brown and Kenneth J. Drobatz

2 Vascular access
Sophie Adamantos

3 Assessment and treatment of shock
Emily Thomas and Elise Boller

4 Fluid therapy
Amanda Boag and Dez Hughes

5 Electrolyte and acid–base balance
Amanda Boag

6 Cardiovascular emergencies
José Novo Matos and Nuala Summerfield

7 General approach to respiratory distress
Lori S. Waddell and Lesley G. King†

8 Renal and urinary tract emergencies
Jonathan D. Foster and Karen Humm

9 Neurological emergencies
Charles Vite and Evelyn Galban

10 Ophthalmological emergencies
Cristina Seruca and Debbie Mandell

11 Approach to gastrointestinal emergencies
Gareth Buckley and Elizabeth Rozanski

12 Acute abdominal and gastrointestinal surgical emergencies
David Holt and Gareth Buckley

13 Haematological emergencies
Robert Goggs and Susan G. Hackner

14 Transfusion medicine
Gillian Gibson and Mary Beth Callan

15 Reproductive and paediatric emergencies
Erica Reineke and Dan Lewis

16 Endocrine emergencies
Barbara J. Skelly

17 Acute management of orthopaedic and external soft tissue injuries
Sorrel Langley-Hobbs and Matthew Pead

18 Dermatological emergencies
Petra Roosje

19 Toxicological emergencies
Jonathan M. Babyak and Justine A. Lee

20 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Edward Cooper and Manuel Boller

21 Anaesthesia, sedation and analgesia of the critical patient
Giacomo Gianotti and Paulo Steagall

22 Nutritional support of the critical patient
Kathryn Michel

23 Bacterial infections in the critical patient
Iain Keir and Dawn Merton-Boothe

24 Imaging techniques for the critical patient
Andrew Parry and Frances Barr

25 Team approach to the critically ill patient – the role of the veterinary nurse
Emily Savino and Lila Sierra

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Amanda Boag
Lesley G. King
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