Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care
August 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
With more than sixty-five expert chapter authors, the book offers reliable information to help promote quick decision making in diagnosing and treating emergency conditions. This clinical companion serves as an ideal purchase for general veterinary practitioners and students, veterinary technicians, and hospital and emergency clinic staff.
Acute Renal Failure.
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
Blood transfusion reaction.
brachial plexus injury.
Brain injury/head trauma include coma.
Bundle Branch Block (right and left0.
Canine distemper virus.
Coagulation disorders (include von Willebrands).
Congestive Heart Failure.
Corneal and scleral lacerations.
Diabetes mellitus and DKA.
Diarrhea (bacterial causes).
Disorders of calcium.
Disorders of chloride.
Disorders of glucose.
Disorders of phosphorus.
Disorders of potassium.
Disorders of Sodium.
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation.
Dystocia and uterine inertia.
Esophageal foreign bodies.
Ethylene glycol poisoning.
Gastric Dilitation Volvulus.
Grape and Raisin Toxicity.
Hypertrophic and restrictive cardiomyopathy.
Intervertebral disk disease.
Intussusception (include cecocolic).
Macadamia nut toxicity.
Pneumonia, infectious causes (viral, bacterial, fungal).
Pyometra an CEH.
Retinal detachment andhemorrhage.
Rodenticides (include bromethalin, Vit K, cholecalciferol).
Schiff-Scherington/spinal shock/spinal fracture/trauma.
Seizures and status epilepticus.
Sick sinus syndrome.
Snake envenomation (coral and pit vipers).
Spider envenomation (black widow and brown recluse).
Urolithiasis and urinary obstruction.
Vaginal hyperplasia and prolapse.
Vomiting and hematemesis.
- Provides essential emergency and critical care information in a quick-access format ideal for the emergency environment
- Takes the user-friendly Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format, with concise bullet points and topics organized alphabetically
- Offers information on 113 emergency and critical care topics, including more than 20 topics not found in the Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline
- Thoroughly expands on topics taken from the canine and feline book, including a wealth of clinical color photographs and flow charts to aid in decision making
- Written by the top experts in the field
"This book provides pertinent information in an easily accessible, concise format. It could be readily used by anyone who works with emergency and critical care patients." (Doody's, January 2011)
"This book fulfils its aim as an easy-to-access clinical companion, and will readily supply a good summary on any of the emergency presentations discussed in five minutes. As such, it would make a useful addition to the bookshelves of any small animal practice." (Veterinary Record, December 2010)
"Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care adds to Blackwell's 'Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion' series of vet references and is a 'must' for any college-level vet reference collection. It provides a condensed handbook with bullet points, alphabetically organized topics, and keys based on quick clinical consultation. Emergency and critical care information needs to be fast: this book's approach assures in-depth discussions." (Midwest Book Review, November 2010)
"The text is well formatted, making it easy to read, and there are a decent number of colour photos, radiograph images, electrocardiogram strips and tables.... This book will definitely serve as a useful quick reference and support tool, especially for a dedicated out-of-hours service or a general practice that sees a fair number of emergencies." (Veterinary Times, November 2010)
"This illustrated reference will help veterinarians, students, veterinary technicians, and staff at hospitals and emergency clinics diagnose and treat emergency conditions." (Book News, September 2010)
"This book succeeds in its aim to provide readily accessible, up-to-date information covering most emergency conditions, in a format that is quick and easy to consult, once the reader has familiarised him or herself with the general layout." (Veterinary Practice, May 2011)