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 appeals to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary students, search and rescue personnel, and emergency response teams.
Table of contents :
1. First Aid for Working Dogs.
2. First Aid for Working Horses.
3. Veterinary Triage.
4. Bomb Blasts and Explosives.
5. Working Animal Preparation for Weapons of Mass Destruction Threats.
6. Chemical Injury.
7. Radiological Events.
8. Biological Agents.
9. Selected Animal Pathogens.
10. Veterinary Euthanasia.
Wayne E. Wingfield, MS, DVM, DACVS, DACVECC, is a Veterinary Medical Officer and Squad Leader of NMRT-Central USA and Emeritus Professor of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine at Colorado State University.
Sherrie L. Nash, MS, DVM, is a practicing veterinarian and a Veterinary Medical Officer of NVRT-4.
Sally B. Palmer, DVM, is a practicing veterinarian and a Veterinary Medical Officer of NMRT - Central USA.
Jerry J. Upp, DVM, EMT-B, is a practicing veterinarian and a Veterinary Medical Officer and Deputy Commander of NVRT-4.
Wayne E. Wingfield, Sherrie L. Nash, Sally B. Palmer, Jerry J. Upp
February 2009 , Editions Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN : 978-0-8138-1017-1