Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue
September 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
Introduction (Dr. Richard Mansmann).
Chapter 1. Historical Overview and Development (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 2. Purpose Of Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 3. Incident Prevention and Evacuation Planning (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 4. Understanding Large Animal Behavior in TLAER Incidents (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 5. TLAER Scene Management (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 6. Understanding Large Animal Restraint in TLAER Incidents (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 7. Water and Unstable Ground Rescues (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 8. Loose Large Animals (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 9. Trailer Incidents (Dr. Tomas Gimenez, Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 10. Barn and Wild Fires (Lt. (Ret.) Jeff Galloway, Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 11. Ambulance And Recumbent Animal Transport (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 12. Communications in Veterinary Field Operations (Dr. Kathleen Becker, Tori Miller).
Chapter 13. Euthanasia in the Field (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 14. Rope Rigging and Mechanical Advantage (Dr. Tomas Gimenez).
Chapter 15. Manipulating the Object – Basic Rescue Techniques (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 16. Manipulating the Object – Vertical Lift Techniques (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 17. Large Animal Field Emergency Medicine (Dr. Janice Baker).
Chapter 18. Helicopter Operations (Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
Chapter 19. Decontamination of Large Animals (Dr. Lisa Murphy, Dawn Slessman, Bob Mauck).
Chapter 20. Special Veterinary Problems of Animals Requiring Technical Rescue (Dr. Janice Baker).
Chapter 21. Livestock Transport Emergency Response (Jennifer Woods).
Chapter 22. Learning From Actual Incident Scenarios (Dr. Tomas Gimenez, Dr. Rebecca Gimenez).
References / Bibliography.
Tomas Gimenez, MVZ, Dr. Med. Vet., is a Professor emeritus for the Animal and Veterinary Science Department at Clemson University, National Veterinary Response Team (NVRT), National Disaster Medical System, and an instructor for Technial Large Animal Rescue.
Kimberly A. May, DVM, MS is a board certified large animal surgeon and the Assistant Director of Professional and Public Affairs at the American Veterinary Medical Association.
- Provides training to keep both the animal and the rescuer safe
in rescue situations
- Instructs in techniques and standardized procedures for use in
- Includes coverage of a wide variety of large animal species
"This valuable new publication is appropriate and timely... almost every conceivable emergency rescue situation is covered, including water and unstable ground, loose animals, trailer incidents, and barn and wildfires. Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue is an invaluable reference. It provides a history of the field, a review of current understanding, and expert guidance that should be incorporated into the National Disaster Management System and adopted for use by state and local emergency response and animal care and control professionals." - JAALAS, March 2009
“Readers of Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue will gain tremendous understanding of how to handle many common and unusual large animal rescue scenarios. This text is a must-have for large animal veterinarians, whether they practice ambulatory medicine, work in public service, or are interested in animal rescue and disaster medicine. This book is also a useful training tool for veterinary technicians and veterinary students.” - Compendium Equine, January 2009