Small Animal Critical Care Medicine - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Feb 13, 2008 - Medical - 984 pages
Small Animal Critical Care Medicine is a comprehensive, concise guide to critical care, encompassing not only triage and stabilization, but also the entire course of care during the acute medical crisis and high-risk period. This clinically oriented manual assists practitioners in providing the highest standard of care for ICU patients.
  • More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on clinical situations from a variety of perspectives.
  • Consistent, user-friendly format ensures immediate access to essential information.
  • Organ-system, problem-based approach incorporates only clinically relevant details.
  • Features state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and monitoring procedures, as well as an extensive section on pharmacology.
  • Appendices provide conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more.
 

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Contents

Frequently Encountered Problems in the Intensive Care Unit
ii
Respiratory Disorders
iii
Cardiovascular Disorders
iv
Electrolyte and AcidBase Disturbances
v
Fluid Therapy
vi
Endocrine Disorders
vii
Intoxications
viii
Neurologic Disorders
x
Color Plate Section
lxxxii
Annotated References Assessment and Triage
xcviii
Frequently Encountered Problems in the Intensive Care Unit
ii
Respiratory Disorders
14
Cardiovascular Disorders
34
Electrolyte and AcidBase Disturbances
53
Fluid Therapy
61
Endocrine Disorders
66

Infectious Disorders
x
Hematologic Disorders
xi
Intraabdominal Disorders
xii
Urogenital Disorders
xiii
Surgical and Postoperative Conditions
xiv
Trauma
xv
Anesthesia and Pain Management
xvi
Miscellaneous Disorders
xviii
Pharmacology
liv
Monitoring
xx
Mechanical Ventilation
xxi
Appendix
xli
Index
xliv
Reference Range
lxxvi
Conversion Tables
lxxix
Intoxications
76
Neurologic Disorders
96
Infectious Disorders
105
Hematologic Disorders
116
Intraabdominal Disorders
122
Urogenital Disorders
134
Surgical and Postoperative Conditions
142
Trauma
151
Anesthesia and Pain Management
160
Miscellaneous Disorders
165
Pharmacology
175
Monitoring
201
Mechanical Ventilation
213
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