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Small Animal Toxicology Essentials is a thorough introduction to the principles of veterinary toxicology and toxicants of concern. Providing toxicologic information necessary for the initial triage of cases, collection of diagnostic samples, and management of a toxicosis, the book focuses on the nursing care following an animals exposure to a poison. Small Animal Toxicology Essentials is a useful resource for the basics of toxicology, from prevention to evaluation, monitoring, and treatment.
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
Principles of Veterinary Toxicology
Introduction to Veterinary Toxicology
Types of poisons
Sources of information
Managing a toxicosis: obtaining a history
Managing a toxicosis: performing an exposure assessment
Managing a toxicosis: obtaining a minimum database and stabilizing vital signs
Managing a toxicosis: principles of decontamination
Managing a toxicosis: antidotes
Effective use of diagnostic laboratories
Toxicants of Concern
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