Handbook of Small Animal Toxicology and Poisonings, 2nd Edition

Handbook of Small Animal Toxicology and Poisonings

2nd Edition

By Roger W. Gfeller, DVM, Veterinary Emergency Service, Fresno, CA; and Shawn P. Messonnier, DVM, Paws and Claws Veterinary Hospital, Plano, TX


SECTION ONE: Rapid Patient Evaluation and Symptomatic Treatment of the Poisoned Pet
? Airway
? Breathing
? Cardiovascular system and circulatory system
? Consciousness
? Diagnosis
? Decontamination
? Enhanced removal and elimination

SECTION TWO: Toxic Drugs and Chemicals

SECTION THREE: Toxic Plants

SECTION FOUR: Avian Toxicology

Appendix A Formulary
Appendix B Daily fluid requirements
Appendix C Recipes for dialysate and continuous drug infusions
Appendix D Poison treatment flow chart

Color Plates Common Toxicants