Handbook of Small Animal Toxicology and Poisonings / Edition 1

Handbook of Small Animal Toxicology and Poisonings / Edition 1

by Roger W. Gfeller, Shawn P. Messonnier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815164548

ISBN-13: 9780815164548

Pub. Date: 04/28/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This time-saving handbook provides practitioners with quick access to information on all aspects of toxicoses and poisonings of dogs and cats. Almost 100 categories of toxic agents are covered concisely yet thoroughly providing all the necessary details for emergency treatment and follow-up care. This ready reference is divided into three main sections.

Overview

This time-saving handbook provides practitioners with quick access to information on all aspects of toxicoses and poisonings of dogs and cats. Almost 100 categories of toxic agents are covered concisely yet thoroughly providing all the necessary details for emergency treatment and follow-up care. This ready reference is divided into three main sections. Introductory material covers patient assessment and treatment techniques and is followed by information on over 100 toxic agents, including uses of the agent, common products containing the agent, mechanism of action, pathophysiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment. The third section contains information on more than 100 toxic plants, including common names, toxin, toxic part, signs, and treatment.

Comprehensive coverage includes details on the toxicology of almost 100 categories of agents. Features detailed diagnostic and treatment information. Concise discussions guide patient assessment and management. Well-organized so information is easy to find. Text is enhanced with appealing graphics to aid understanding. Handy pocket size and flexible binding for ease of use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815164548
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
405
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 7.77(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Section One: Patient Evaluation and Treatment of Poisoning Section Two: Toxic Drugs and Chemicals Section Three: Toxic Plants Appendix A. Formulary Appendix B. Recipes for Continuous Drug Infusion Appendix C. Poison Treatment Flow Chart

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