8. Small Mammal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

  1. Simon J. Girling
  1. Simon J. Girling

Published Online: 26 JUN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118782941.ch8

Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets, Second Edition

Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets, Second Edition

How to Cite

Girling, S. J. (2013) Small Mammal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, in Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118782941.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JUN 2013
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659175

Online ISBN: 9781118782941

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Keywords:

  • critical care medicine;
  • small mammal emergency therapy

Summary

This chapter provides clinicians with information on emergency therapy and stabilisation of small mammals. Emergency airway access and ventilation, cardiovascular support and drugs, diagnostic procedures, and fluid therapy are some of emergency therapies discussed in the chapter. The chapter provides lists of emergency medicines used for small mammals. Rabbit and rodents are some of the small mammals considered for discussion in the chapter.