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Small Animal Toxicology Essentials

Small Animal Toxicology Essentials

Wiley-Blackwell
(Code: WB138)
Sur commande
Disponible sous 10 jours

Poppenga, Gwaltney-Brant

May 2011


Paperback

320 pages
50,00 €
1000g
Description
Providing a ready reference for the initial triage, collection of diagnostic samples, and management of a poisoning case, Small Animal Toxicology Essentials focuses on the most common poisons encountered by companion animals. From prevention to evaluation, monitoring, and treatment, the book is a guide for veterinary technicians to differentiate between significant and insignificant exposures and effectively manage animal poisonings.

Emphasizing clinical signs, differential diagnoses, and case management, the book begins with the principles of veterinary toxicology, such as terminology, history-taking, and decontamination. The second half of the book is devoted to specific toxicants, including plants, metals, drugs, and household poisons. A companion website at www.wiley.com/go/poppenga provides review questions in Word and color images available for download into PowerPoint. Small Animal Toxicology Essentials is a useful resource for veterinary technicians, especially those with a interest in emergency and critical care, and veterinary technician students, as well as practicing veterinarians looking for an introduction to toxicology.

  • Outlines toxicology basics, from prevention to evaluation, monitoring, and treatment
  • Focuses on nursing care following exposure to a poison
  • Emphasizes clinical signs, differential diagnoses, and case management
  • Provides information on both general principles and specific toxicants
  • Includes access to a companion website providing review questions available for download into Word and color images available for download into PowerPoint.

Author info:
Robert H. Poppenga
, D.V.M., Ph.D., DABVT, is a Professor and Head of the Toxicology Section at the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis.

Sharon M. Gwaltney-Brant, D.V.M., Ph.D., DABVT, DABT, is a Toxicology Consultant for Veterinary Information Network (VIN) and Adjunct Instructor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois.

Table of contents
Index

Chapter 1