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Small Animal Critical Care Medicine - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 2nd Edition
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 2nd Edition

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Emphasizing evidence-based therapy for critically ill or injured dogs and cats, Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2nd Edition puts diagnostic and management strategies for common disorders at your fingertips. It covers critical care medical therapy, monitoring, and prognosis — from triage and stabilization through the entire course of acute medical crisis and intensive care treatment. To make therapeutic decisions easier, clear guidelines address underlying clinical findings, pathophysiology, outpatient follow-up, and long-term care. From lead editors Deborah Silverstein and Kate Hopper, along with a Who’s Who of experts from the veterinary emergency and critical care world, this comprehensive reference helps you provide the highest standard of care for ICU patients.

  • Over 200 concise chapters are thoroughly updated to cover all of the clinical areas needed for evaluating, diagnosing, managing, and monitoring a critical veterinary patient.
  • More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on emergency and critical care clinical situations from a variety of perspectives.
  • A problem-based approach focuses on clinically relevant details. 
  • Practical, user-friendly format makes reference quick and easy with summary tables, boxes highlighting key points, illustrations, and algorithmic approaches to diagnosis and management.
  • Hundreds of full-color illustrations depict various emergency procedures such as chest tube placement.
  • Appendices offer quick access to the most often needed calculations, conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more.
    • All-NEW chapters include Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Therapy, T-FAST and A-FAST, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS), Sepsis, Physical Therapy Techniques, ICU Design and Management, and Communication Skills and Grief Counseling.
    • NEW! Coverage of basic and advanced mechanical ventilation helps you in deliver high-quality care to patients with respiratory failure.
    • NEW! Coverage of increasingly prevalent problems seen in the Intensive Care Unit includes multidrug-resistant bacterial infections and coagulation disorders.
    • NEW chapters on fluid therapy and transfusion therapy provide information on how to prevent complications and maximize resources.
    • UPDATED coagulation section includes chapters on hypercoagulability, platelet function and testing, anticoagulant therapy, and hemostatic drugs.

    Key Critical Care Concepts 1. Evaluation and Triage of the Critically Ill Patient 2. Physical Examination and Daily Assessment of the Critically Ill Patient 3. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 4. Post-Cardiac Arrest Care 5. Shock 6. Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome  NEW! 7. Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome  NEW! 8. Hypotension 9. Hypertension 10. Hyperthermia and Fever 11. Interstitial Edema 12. Patient Suffering in the Intensive Care Unit 13. Illness Severity Scores in Veterinary Medicine

    Respiratory Disorders 14. Oxygen Therapy 15. Hypoxemia 16. Hypoventilation 17. Upper Airway Disease 18. Brachycephalic Syndrome 19. Tracheal Trauma 20. Allergic Airway Disease in Dogs and Cats and Feline Bronchopulmonary Disease 21. Pulmonary Edema 22. Pneumonia 23. Aspiration Pnuemonitis and Pneumonia 24. Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 25. Pulmonary Contusions and Hemorrhage 26. Pulmonary Thromboembolism 27. Chest Wall Disease 28. Pleural Space Disease 29. Non-Respiratory Look-Alikes

    Mechanical Ventilation 30. Basic Mechanical Ventilation 31. Advanced Mechanical Ventilation 32. Jet Ventilation 33. Ventilator Waveforms 34. Care of the Ventilator Patient 35. Discontinuing Mechanical Ventilation 36. Ventilator Induced Lung Injury 37. Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

    Cardiac Disorders 38. Mechanisms of Heart Failure 39. Cardiogenic Shock 40. Ventricular Failure and Myocardial Infarction 41. Feline Cardiomyopathy 42. Canine Cardiomyopathy 43. Valvular Heart Disease 44. Myocardial Contusion 45. Pericardial Diseases 46. Bradyarrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances 47. Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias 48. Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias 49. Myocarditis

    Electrolyte And Acid-Base Disturbances 50. Sodium Disorders 51. Potassium Disorders 52. Calcium Disorders 53. Magnesium and Phosphorous Disorders 54. Traditional Acid Base Analysis 55. Non-Traditional Acid-Base Analysis 56. Hyperlactatemia

    Fluid Therapy 57. Assessment of Hydration 58. Crystalloids, Colloids, and Hemoglobin Based Oxygen Carrying Solutions 59. Daily Intravenous Fluid Therapy 60. Shock Fluids and Fluid Challenge 61. Transfusion Medicine 62. Prevention and Treatment of Transfusion Reactions 63. Massive Transfusion

    Endocrine Disorders 64. Diabetic Ketoacidosis 65. Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome 66. Hypoglycemia 67. Diabetes Insipidus 68. Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone 69. Thyroid Storm 70. Hypothyroid Crisis in The Dog 71. Pheochromocytoma 72. Critical Illness-Related Corticosteroid Insufficiency 73. Hypoadrenocorticism

    Therapeutic Drug Overdose 74. Approach to Drug Overdose 75. Blood Purification for Intoxications And Drug Overdose 76. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs 77. Sedative, Muscle Relaxant, and Narcotic Overdose 78. Calcium Channel Blocker and Beta-Blocker Drug Overdose 79. Serotonin Syndrome

    Neurologic Disorders 80. Deteriorating Mental Status 81. Coma Scales 82. Seizures and Status Epilepticus 83. Spinal Cord Injury 84. Intracranial Hypertension 85. Diseases of the Motor Unit 86. Tetanus 87. Vestibular Disease 88. Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Infectious Disorders 89. Nosocomial Infections and Zoonoses 90. Febrile Neutropenia 91. Sepsis and Septic Shock  NEW! 92. Mycoplasma, Actinomyces and Nocardia 93. Gram-Positive Infections 94. Gram-Negative Infections 95. Fungal Infections 96. Viral Infections 97. Canine Parvovirus Infection 98. Infe

    Deborah Silverstein, DVM, DACVECC, Assistant Professor (Critical Care), Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA and Kate Hopper, BVSc, MVSc, DACVECC, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgical & Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA

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