Feline Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Feline Emergency and Critical Care Medicine is the first book to focus specifically on feline-specific emergency and critical care.  Designed as a quick-access manual of emergency and critical care procedures, information is presented in an easy-to-follow outline format. With an emphasis on the unique considerations for treating cats, this book provides all the information needed to confidently manage the feline critical patient.

  • First feline-only emergency and critical care manual
  • Outline format and algorithms provide rapid access to emergency and critical care procedures
  • Practical, user-friendly manual written by leading experts in emergency and critical care medicine
About The Author

Kenneth J. Drobatz, DVM, MSCE, Diplomate ACVIM, Diplomate ACVECC, is Professor of Critical Care and Director of Emergency Services at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia.

Merilee Costello, DVM, Diplomate ACVECC, is Lecturer in Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia.

Table of Contents

Section I.

Chapter 1: Approach to the Critically Ill Cat.

Chapter 2: Cardiopulmonary – Cerebral Resuscitation.

Chapter 3: Shock.

Chapter 4: Trauma.

Chapter 5: Guidelines for Anesthesia and Anesthetic Protocols.

Chapter 6: Pain Management in Critical Feline Patients.

Chapter 7: Fluid Therapy.

Chapter 8: Nutritional Support.

Section II. Specific Protocols and Procedures for Emergency Conditions.

Chapter 9: Respiratory Emergencies.

Chapter 10: Cardiac Emergencies.

Chapter 11: Gastrointestinal Emergencies.

Chapter 12: Urologic Emergencies.

Chapter 13: Neurologic Emergencies.

Chapter 14: Hematologic Emergencies.

Chapter 15: Endocrine and Metabolic Emergencies.

Chapter 16: Reproductive Emergencies.

Chapter 17: Pediatric Emergencies.

Chapter 18: Ocular Emergencies.

Chapter 18: Dermatologic Emergencies.

Chapter 19: Toxicological Emergencies.

Chapter 20: Miscellaneous Emergencies.

Appendix A: Table of Emergency Drugs, Dosages, Indications.

Appendix B: Table of Normal Values.

Index

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