Veterinary Disaster Medicine: Working Animals

Veterinary Disaster Medicine: Working Animals
Veterinary Disaster Medicine: Working Animals
De: Wayne E. Wingfield, Sherrie L. Nash, Sally B. Palmer, Jerry J. Upp
ISBN: 9780813810171
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344 páginas
Publicação: 2009, Wiley-Blackwell


Veterinary Disaster Medicine: Working Animals is a comprehensive guide to providing first aid to service dogs and horses. Covering both common and uncommon injuries ranging from exercise-related myopathy to bomb blasts, chemical injury, and biological agents, the book provides information necessary for triage, diagnosing, and treating service animals in the aftermath of a disaster. Presented in an easy-to-use outline format, Veterinary Disaster Medicine offers guidance for the veterinary medical responder prior to and following a disaster.

With chapters including first aid, triage, weapons of mass destruction, radiation injury, pathogens, and euthanasia, the book presents essential information for many potential disaster scenarios. Veterinary Disaster Medicine appeals to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary students, search and rescue personnel, and emergency response teams.


1. First Aid for Working Dogs.

2. First Aid for Working Horses.

3. Veterinary Triage.

4. Bomb Blasts and Explosives.

5. Working Animal Preparation for Weapons of Mass Destruction Threats.

6. Chemical Injury.

7. Radiological Events.

8. Biological Agents.

9. Selected Animal Pathogens.

10. Veterinary Euthanasia.

Emergency Response Contacts Directory: Wingfield

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