Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care ProceduresBy: Timothy Hackett (Colorado State University) and Elisa Mazzaferro (Denver Veterinary Specialists)
USA: Jan 2006
208 pages, 541 illustrations
Veterinary emergency and critical care medicine is a vitally important area of veterinary medicine. General practitioners and specialists alike are all, at one time or another, called upon to perform emergency and critical care to a patient in need. This text is a valuable source of information for any veterinarian treating clients in an emergency situation.
Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Procedures provides the reader with an illustrated, step-by-step breakdown of key emergency and critical care procedures. With hundreds of photos, an introduction to each procedure, indications, contraindications, and lists of needed supplies this text provides vital information for those in emergency and critical care situations.
Written by two leading emergency and critical care specialists with extensive clinical experience, Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Procedures is a must have reference for all practicing veterinarians.
TopTable of Contents1. Vascular Access Techniques
2. Nutritional Support
3. Thoracocentesis and Thoracostomy Tube Placement
4. Oxygen Supplementation
5. Urinary Catheter Placement and Care
6. Abdominocentesis and Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage
7. Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation