Product Description From the Back Cover A Field Guide to Common Animal Poisons is organized as a quick reference for veterinary practitioners and veterinary students. The six major sections of the book are Prevalence of Animal Exposure to Toxins : Exposure is defined as common or uncommon; common exposures are divided by species and physiological system. Treatment Regimens: regimens are categorized as general supportive and specific; therapeutic agents dosage regimens and suppliers are listed. Toxin Summaries: 1– to–2–page synopses of facts applicable to the recognition diagnosis and treatment of each toxin. Selected Bibliographies: Books and journals that complement the references l sited on the page for each toxin. Additional Sources of Information: Colleges of veterinary medicine accredited veterinary diagnostic laboratories and poison control centers are listed by state; Canadian colleges of veterinary medicine are listed by province. Indices to Toxins: Indexed by clinical signs diagnostic test results and toxin names. About the Author Michael Murphy a book publishing professional has been a vice president at Random House publisher of William Morrow and founder of the literary agency Max & Co. By day two of his first visit to New Orleans in 1983 he knew he was home. He finally moved to New Orleans in 2009 and will never leave.
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