Blackwell s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Second Edition provides essential information about treating medical emergencies using a quick-reference format ideal for the fast-paced emergency setting.
* Offers fast access to important information during a small animal emergency * Presents topics alphabetically with identically formatted topics for ease of use * Adds information on 25 new diseases and updates throughout, plus updated references and more information on drugs available outside the US * Features color photographs to depict the diseases and conditions discussed * Includes access to a companion website with client education handouts to download and use in practice
-This textbook is an excellent addition to the existing resources available to small animal veterinarians. It is appropriately priced, and I expect it will become an essential resource for experienced emergency room veterinarians, new graduates, and practitioners who occasionally see animals with medical emergencies.- (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, December 2010)
-This book provides pertinent information in an easily accessible, concise format. It could be readily used by anyone who works with emergency and critical care patients.- (Doody's, January 2011)
-This book fulfils its aim as an easy-to-access clinical companion, and will readily supply a good summary on any of the emergency presentations discussed in five minutes. As such, it would make a useful addition to the bookshelves of any small animal practice.- (Veterinary Record, December 2010)
-Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care adds to Blackwell's 'Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion' series of vet references and is a 'must' for any college-level vet reference collection. It provides a condensed handbook with bullet points, alphabetically organized topics, and keys based on quick clinical consultation. Emergency and critical care information needs to be fast: this book's approach assures in-depth discussions.- (Midwest Book Review, November 2010)
-The text is well formatted, making it easy to read, and there are a decent number of colour photos, radiograph images, electrocardiogram strips and tables.... This book will definitely serve as a useful quick reference and support tool, especially for a dedicated out-of-hours service or a general practice that sees a fair number of emergencies.- (Veterinary Times, November 2010)
-This illustrated reference will help veterinarians, students, veterinary technicians, and staff at hospitals and emergency clinics diagnose and treat emergency conditions.- (Book News, September 2010)
-This book succeeds in its aim to provide readily accessible, up-to-date information covering most emergency conditions, in a format that is quick and easy to consult, once the reader has familiarised him or herself with the general layout.- (Veterinary Practice, May 2011)
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