Manual of Trauma Management in the Dog and Cat

Manual of Trauma Management in the Dog and Cat provides quick access to clinically relevant information on stabilizing, diagnosing, and managing the trauma patient. The book uses an outline format to provide fast access to essential information, focusing on practical advice and techniques for treating traumatic injuries. Manual of Trauma Management in the Dog and Cat is an ideal handbook for quickly and confidently managing this common presenting complaint.

Beginning with a concise summary of the global assessment of traumatized patients, the heart of the book is devoted to guidance on managing specific types of trauma following definitive diagnosis. Manual of Trauma Management in the Dog and Cat is a valuable quick-reference guide to treating canine and feline trauma patients for general practitioners and emergency specialists alike.

About The Author
Kenneth J. Drobatz, DVM, MSCE, DACVIM, DACVECC, is Professor and Chief of the Section of Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine as well as Director of Emergency Services.

Matthew W. Beal, DVM, DACVECC, is an Associate Professor of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine and Director of Interventional Radiology Services at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University.

Rebecca S. Syring, DVM, DACVECC, is a Staff Veterinarian in the Section of Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine.

Table of Contents

Preface VIII

Acknowledgments IX

Contributor List X

1. Global Approach To The Trauma Patient 1
Kenneth J. Drobatz

2. Triage and Primary Survey 6
Matthew W. Beal

3. Shock In The Trauma Patient 19
Rebecca S. Syring

4. Monitoring The Trauma Patient 46
Dana L. Clarke and Andrew J. Brown

5. Anesthesia and Analgesia For The Trauma Patient 72
Benjamin M. Brainard and Lindsey Culp Snyder

6. Trauma-Associated Thoracic Injury 98
Matthew W. Beal

7. Traumatic Brain Injury 136
Rebecca S. Syring

8. Trauma-Associated Peripheral Nerve Injury 157
Jessica Snyder

9. Traumatic Spinal Injury 166
Daniel Fletcher

10. Urinary Tract Trauma 176
Merilee F. Costello

11. Trauma-Associated Abdominal Parenchymal Organ Injury 191
Andrew J. Brown, Charles S. McBrien, and Stephen J. Mehler

12. Trauma-Associated Biliary Tract Injury 204
Philipp D. Mayhew

13. Trauma-Associated Body Wall and Torso Injury 214
Philipp D. Mayhew and William Culp

14. Trauma-Associated Gastrointestinal Injury 220
Philipp D. Mayhew and William Culp

15. Trauma-Associated Ocular Injury 229
Deborah C. Mandell

16. Trauma-Associated Musculoskeletal Injury To The Head 255
Alexander M. Reiter and John R. Lewis

17. Trauma-Associated Soft Tissue Injury To The Head and Neck 279
John R. Lewis and Alexander M. Reiter

18. Trauma-Associated Musculoskeletal Injury To The Appendicular Skeleton 293
Stephen J. Mehler

19. Trauma-Associated Musculoskeletal Injury To The Pelvis, Sacrum, and Tail 335
Lauren May and Stephen J. Mehler

20. Bite Wound Trauma 347
David Holt

21. Trauma-Associated Aural Injury 356
William T. Culp and Philipp D. Mayhew

Index 365

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