Clinical Veterinary Toxicology - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource
Author By Konnie Plumlee, DVM, MS, Arkansas Diagnostic Laboratory, Livestock and Poultry Commission, Little Rock, AR
Format Pageburst on VitalSource eBook ISBN 9780323167604 Copyright Year 2004
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This book covers all aspects of toxicology, including toxic diseases of large animals, small animals, and exotic pets. It provides key information on how poisons affect the body, how the body responds to a foreign substance, how poisonings are diagnosed, and how poisonings are treated.
Coverage includes every organ system of every species of animal with details on each body system's susceptibility to poison. Poisons affect animals differently depending on species, breed, age, gender, health status, and reproductive status. This resource addresses these differences, allowing the veterinarian to determine the class of toxicant, the mechanism of action, and the proper course of treatment. If confronted with an unknown poison, the information in this book will assist the veterinarian in formulating a list of potential poisons based on the clinical signs that the animal is exhibiting, and in choosing the appropriate tests to narrow the list to one or a few possible poisons.
Most comprehensive toxicology book available
Written in a user-friendly style that makes it easy to master the content
Covers poisonings in both large and small domestic animals
The Principles of Toxicology section provides comprehensive coverage of concepts & terminology, toxicokinetics, treatments, and regulatory information
The Manifestations of Toxicoses section is devoted to differentiating between poisons based on lesions and clinical signs
The Classes of Toxicants section offers detailed information on each poison, including sources, risk factors, pathophysiology, clinical signs and lesions, diagnostic testing, and treatment
The author is board-certified in toxicology, and the contributors are all toxicologists and educators, ensuring authoritative, up-to-date clinical information
Imprint: Mosby Format Type: Pageburst on VitalSource eBook