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Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Second Edition is a step-by-step guide to key emergency and critical care procedures encountered in both general and specialty practice. Now in full color, the second edition includes several new procedures, two new chapters covering cardiopulmonary resuscitation and continuous rate infusions, and a companion website offering videos demonstrating most of the procedures featured in the book. Helpful hints have also been added throughout to make the book even more useful in the practice setting. Each procedure includes information on the background, supplies needed, indications, and contraindications, followed by a series of images demonstrating the technique. This practical resource, ideally designed for use in fast-paced emergency situations, is an indispensable reference for any member of the veterinary team.
Timothy Hackett, DVM, MS, DACVECC, is the Chief of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine and the Small Animal Medical Chief of Staff at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Elisa Mazzaferro, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVECC, is a criticalist at Cornell University Veterinary Specialists, a private referral hospital affiliated with Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, located in Stamford, CT.
Table of Contents
Vascular Access Techniques
Nutritional Support and Orogastric Lavage
Thoracocentesis and Thoracostomy Tube Placement
Oxygen Supplementation and Respiratory Sampling Techniques
Urinary Catheter Placement, Urohydropulsion, and Temporary Antepubic Cystostomy Catheter Placement
Abdominocentesis and Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage
Pericardiocentesis and Pericardial Drainage Catheter
Central Venous Pressure
Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation
Continuous Rate Infusions
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