Veterinary Disaster Medicine: Working Animals / Edition 1

Veterinary Disaster Medicine: Working Animals / Edition 1

by Wayne E. Wingfield, Sherrie L. Nash, Sally B. Palmer, Jerry J. Upp
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813810175

ISBN-13: 9780813810171

Pub. Date: 03/10/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Veterinary Disaster Medicine: Working Animals is a comprehensive guide to providing first aid to service dogs and horses. Covering both common and uncommon injuries ranging from exercise-related myopathy to bomb blasts, chemical injury, and biological agents, the book provides information necessary for triage, diagnosing, and treating service animals in

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Veterinary Disaster Medicine: Working Animals is a comprehensive guide to providing first aid to service dogs and horses. Covering both common and uncommon injuries ranging from exercise-related myopathy to bomb blasts, chemical injury, and biological agents, the book provides information necessary for triage, diagnosing, and treating service animals in the aftermath of a disaster. Presented in an easy-to-use outline format, Veterinary Disaster Medicine offers guidance for the veterinary medical responder prior to and following a disaster.

With chapters including first aid, triage, weapons of mass destruction, radiation injury, pathogens, and euthanasia, the book presents essential information for many potential disaster scenarios. Veterinary Disaster Medicine appeals to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary students, search and rescue personnel, and emergency response teams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813810171
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/10/2009
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors ix

Introduction xi
Wayne E. Wingfield, MS, DVM; Sherrie L. Nash, MS, DVM; Sally B. Palmer, DVM; and Jerry J. Upp, DVM, EMT

1. First Aid for Working Dogs 3
Wayne E. Wingfield, MS, DVM

2. First Aid for Working Horses 35
Sally B. Palmer, DVM

3. Veterinary Triage 79
Wayne E. Wingfield, MS, DVM and Sally B. Palmer, DVM

4. Bomb Blasts and Explosives 91
Wayne E. Wingfield, MS, DVM

5. Working Animal Preparation for Weapons of Mass Destruction Threats 103
Wayne E. Wingfield, MS, DVM

6. Chemical Injury to Working Animals 113
Wayne E. Wingfield, MS, DVM

7. Radiological Events 137
Jerry J. Upp, DVM, EMT

8. Biological Agents as Weapons of Mass Destruction 149
Sherrie L. Nash, MS, DVM

9. Selected Animal Pathogens 193
Sherrie L. Nash, MS, DVM

10. Veterinary Euthanasia 269
Wayne E. Wingfield, MS, DVM

Emergency Response Contacts Directory 287
Wayne E. Wingfield, MS, DVM

Index 293

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