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The Veterinary ICU Book

1st Edition

By Wayne Wingfield, Marc Raffe

Teton NewMedia

1,337 pages

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Paperback: 9781893441132
pub: 2002-09-29
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This book is dedicated to the fundamental clinical signs of astute observation, careful differential diagnosis and analytical therapeutic decision making in emergency veterinary settings. It clearly defines the physiological and clinical principles that are fundamental to the management of the critically ill small animal patient. This practical presentation includes clear guidelines for organizing, equipping and staffing an emergency/Critical Care unit and discusses ethical and legal concerns in Emergency/Critical Care medicine. With liberal use of algorithms, diagnostic imaging and original line art, The Veterinary ICU Book is the product of 80 expert contributing authors who have created a concise, clinically specific resource for the specialist, residents in training, veterinary practitioners, technicians and students.

Published by Teton New Media in the USA and distributed by CRC Press outside of North America.

Table of Contents

Contents

Section I: Physiology Review
1 Applied Cardiovascular Physiology / 1
-C. W. Miller
2 Respiratory Gas Transport / 15
-Marc R. Raffe
3 Oxidant Injury / 24
-Paul L. Marino
4 The Gastrointestinal Barrier / 40
-R. A. Bowen
5 Receptor Physiology / 47
-DeWayne Townsend, IV and David R. Brown

Section II: Standard Practices in Patient Care
6 Emergency Vascular Access and Intravenous Catheterization / 58
-Suzanne G. Barker Wingfield
7 Pain Management / 68
-Peter W. Hellyer
8 Oximetry and Capnography / 86
-Marc R. Raffe
9 Principles of Mechanical Ventilation / 96
-Marc R. Raffe
10 Endoscopy / 114
-Michael E. Matz
11 Thoracoscopy / 137
-Ronald S. Walton
12 Respiratory Care / 147
-Marc R. Raffe
13 Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy / 166
-Wayne E. Wingfield
14 Transfusion Medicine / 189
-Maura T. Green
15 Nutrition in Critically Ill Animals / 202
-Jeffrey Proulx
16 Cancer Cachexia / 218
-Martin J. Fettman
17 Pacemakers / 228
-Eric Monnet
18 Electrocardiography / 239
-Rene Scalf
19 Arterial and Venous Blood Gases / 258
-Harold Davis

Section III: Monitoring the Critically Ill Animal
20 Cardiovascular Monitoring / 266
-Eric Monnet
21 Respiratory System / 281
-E. Christopher Orton
22 Acute Renal Failure / 298
-Sheri J. Ross, Carl A. Osborne, Jody P. Lulich, and David J. Polzin
23 Radiography of the Critical Care Patient / 325
-Robert O`Brien
24 Echocardiography and Doppler Flow / 342
-June A. Boon
25 Critical Care Applications of Abdominal Sonography / 362
-Robert H. Wrigley
26 Emergency Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Animals / 399
-Patrick R. Gavin, Rodney S. Bagley, and Russell Tucker
27 Severity of Disease and Outcome Prediction / 413
-Leslie G. King

Section IV: Cardiovascular Disorders
28 Cardiopulmonary Arrest / 421
-Wayne E. Wingfield
29 Hemorrhage and Hypovolemia / 453
-Marc R. Raffe and Wayne E. Wingfield
30 The Management of Acute Heart Failure / 479
-Anthony P. Carr
31 Arrhythmias in Critical Care / 488
-Marc R. Raffe and Elizabeth O`Toole
32 Pulmonary Hypertension / 524
-E. Christopher Orton
33 Pericardial Effusion / 540
-Wayne E. Wingfield
34 Cardiomyopathies / 550
-Julie M. Martin and Janice McIntosh Bright

Section V: Respiratory Failure
35 Near-Drowning / 577
-Sheila McCullough
36 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome / 582
-Lesley G. King and Lori S. Waddell
37 Aspiration Pneumonitis / 591
-Elisa M. Mazzaferro
38 Laryngeal and Tracheal Disorders / 603
-Adam J. Reiss and Brendan C. McKiernan
39 Allergic Airway Disease / 617
-Brendan C. McKiernan and Carrie Miller
40 Pulmonary Edema / 629
-Dez Hughes
41 Pneumonia / 643
-Adam J. Reiss and Brendan C. McKiernan
42 Thoracic Injuries / 655
-Catriona M. MacPhail

Section VI: Infection and Inflammation
43 Fever in the ICU Patient / 671
-Michael S. Lagutchik
44 Multiorgan Failure / 685
-Timothy Hackett
45 Sepsis / 695
-Cynthia M. Otto
46 Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia / 710
-Leah S. Faudskar
47 Acute Tumor Lysis Syndrome / 721
-Gregory K. Ogilvie
48 Peritonitis / 724
-Andrew J. Staatz
49 Disorders of Hemostasis / 731
-Michael S. Henson and Stephanie A. Smith

Section VII: Digestive Disorders
50 Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus / 753
-Wayne E. Wingfield
51 Acute Hemorrhagic Diarrhea / 763
-Timothy Hackett
52 Acute Pancreatitis in the Dog / 771
-Donald S. Westfall
53 Severe Liver Disease / 785
-Ronald S. Walton
54 Portosystemic Shunts / 805
-Sheldon Padgett
55 Esophageal Disorders / 813
-Sheldon Padgett
56 Gastric Outflow Obstruction / 822
-Sheldon Padgett
57 Intestinal Obstruction / 829
-Joseph Harari

Section VIII: Endocrine Disorders
58 Adrenal Dsyfunction / 835
-Douglass K. MacIntyre
59 Pancreatic Disorders: Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Insulinoma / 844
-Deborah S. Greco
60 Thyroid Disorders / 854
-Julia K. Veir and Deborah S. Greco
61 Parathyroid Disorders / 860
-Kevin A. Hahn

Section IX: Neurologic Disorders
62 Single Seizure, Cluster Seizures, and Status Epilepticus / 871
-Joane Parent and Roberto Poma
63 Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Diseases / 881
-Juliet R. Gionfriddo and Cynthia C. Powell
64 Myasthenia Gravis / 892
-Curtis W. Dewey

Section X: Trauma
65 Abdominal Trauma / 905
-Joseph Harari
66 Brain Trauma / 910
-Curtis W. Dewey
67 Spinal Injury / 921
-Curtis W. Dewey
68 Respiratory Injury / 935
-Elisa M. Mazzaferro
69 Penetrating Wounds / 957
-Michael M. Pavletic
70 Burn Injury / 973
-Nishi Dhupa
71 Smoke Inhalation / 982
-Kenneth J. Drobatz
72 The Transfusion Trigger / 989
-Wayne E. Wingfield
73 Myocardial Injury / 1004
-Adam J. Reiss and Wayne E. Wingfield

Section XI: Toxicology and Environmental
74 Bites and Stings / 1013
-Terry W. Campbell
75 Reptile Envenomations / 1023
-Wayne E. Wingfield
76 Ethylene Glycol Toxicity / 1042
-Craig B. Webb
77 Adverse Reactions to Therapeutic Drugs in the CCU Patient / 1049
-Dawn Merton Boothe
78 Changes in Drug Dispositions and Drug Interaction / 1081
-Dawn Merton Boothe
79 Rodenticides / 1106
-J. Michael Walters
80 Accidental Hypothermia / 1116
-Wayne E. Wingfield
81 Hyperthermia / 1130
-J. Michael Walters
82 Toxicology of Antineoplastic Treatments / 1137
-Kenneth M. Rassnick

Section XII: The Veterinary Critical Care Unit
83 Equipping an Emergency/Critical Care Veterinary Hospital / 1147
-Wayne E. Wingfield
84 Staffing the Intensive Care Unit / 1168
-Leslie G. King and Leslie Carter
85 Staff Relations and Work/Life Balance / 1175
-Ashley Harvey, Dana Durrance, Greg Conger,and Sara Sugarman
86 The Human-Animal Bond / 1191
-Dana Durrance, Ashley Harvey, and Greg Conger
87 Ethics in Veterinary Critical Care Medicine / 1205
-Bernard E. Rollin
88 Advanced Directives and Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders / 1217
-Charlotte A. Lacroix and Diedre Nolling
89 Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Triage / 1226
-Wayne E. Wingfield and Lorna Lanman

Section XIII: Appendices
Appendix 1. Units and Conversions / 1247
Appendix 2. Continuous Rate Infusions / 1250
Appendix 3. Selected Reference Ranges / 1253

Index / 1259-1337

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED089000
MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / General
MED089020
MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Food Animal