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.
Small Animal Toxicology Essentials 1st Edition
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 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.
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This would be a valuable, much used text in any veterinary clinic both as a teaching aid for veterinarians seeking to continually educate their staff as well as veterinary technicians striving to understand small animal toxicology in order to function more readily within their clinical situation.
Small Animal Toxicology Essentials provides a complete introduction to clinical veterinary toxicology. Veterinary technicians and veterinarians in the clinical and research settings will find this text not only a useful reference, but also a resourceful study guide and a practical introduction to the fundamentals of toxicology. Also this is a very practical book for your first steps in toxicology and a valuable tool for your first job.
Small Animal Toxicology Essentials provides a fine introduction to veterinary toxicology in a reference for the initial triage and management of a small animal poisoning case. It outlines the basics of evaluating small pets, covers prevention to monitoring and treatment, emphasizes case management and approaches to specific poisons, and is especially recommended for veterinary students and reference libraries for vets.
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