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It is emphasised that in all cases of poisoning, treatment should be given as soon as possible after the incident. If appropriate for the ingested toxin, the method of choice is administration of medicinal charcoal, which binds to the toxin; in severe cases it should be given after gastric lavage....

Author(s)
Seljetun, K. O.; Krogh, A. von
Publisher
Den Norske Veterinærforening, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Norsk Veterinærtidsskrift, 2014, 126, 6, pp 554-557
Abstract

Numerous potential toxic hazards are present in and around the home, and potential poisoning is not an uncommon presentation. Stabilisation is the priority in a critically ill animal, but in many cases animals present before the onset of signs, so a risk assessment is required to determine if...

Author(s)
Bates, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2015, 20, 8, pp 465-469
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Author(s)
Freed, E.
Publisher
Eastern States Veterinary Association, Inc (NAVC), Glen Mills, USA
Citation
Today's Veterinary Technician, 2016, 1, 6, pp 30-34
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Acute hepatitis has serious implications for both cats and dogs. However many of the clinical symptoms of acute hepatitis vary and are not highly specific, for example dysorexia, lethargy, hepatomegaly, vomiting and polyuria-polydipsia. These symptoms are however more marked with acute hepatitis...

Author(s)
Boedec, K. le
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Canine - Féline, 2010, No.43, pp 35-42
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Author(s)
Humm, K.
Publisher
Veterinary Ireland, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
Veterinary Ireland Journal, 2015, 5, 12, pp 588-592
Abstract

This chapter presents several techniques used in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases in veterinary patients, including indications, contraindications, methodology, equipment used and special considerations. Focus is given on gastric intubation, orogastric intubation,...

Author(s)
Smart, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Advanced monitoring and procedures for small animal emergency and critical care, 2012, pp 457-469
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The initial management of the poisoned patients should include stabilisation of the patient after which a good history should be obtained from the owner. Once stable decontamination of the patient can take place. Decontamination inhibits or minimises further absorption of the toxin and promote its...

Author(s)
McClure, V.
Publisher
Southern African Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Boksburg, South Africa
Citation
9th Veterinary, Paraveterinary & SASVEPM (South African Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine) Congress 2017, Boksburg, South Africa, 24-27 July 2017, 2017, pp 79-83
Abstract

Metaldehyde intoxication is among the more common intoxications that veterinarians may be confronted with. While it is a rare event in cats, dogs may be attracted by open bait boxes and possibly ingest larger amounts. The rather typical symptoms are initial salivation and emesis, anxiety and...

Author(s)
Nolte, I.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2012, 93, 10, pp 886...893
Abstract

This review concludes that multi-dose activated charcoal is superior to induction of vomiting or gastric lavage for treating human poisoning, except in cases caused by large doses of drugs or toxins not absorbed by activated charcoal. There are no reports comparing the efficacy of these methods of...

Author(s)
Rousseau, A.; Hansen, B.
Publisher
Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec, Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada
Citation
Médecin Vétérinaire du Québec, 2002, 32, 1, pp 11-12
Abstract

Five cats were given iohexol (525, 700 or 875 mg iodine/kg, diluted to 10 ml with tap water), by gastric lavage at weekly intervals. The gastrointestinal transit time was rapid and variable. Gastric emptying commenced immediately after dosing and was complete within 10-30 minutes. At each dose...

Author(s)
Agut, A.; Sánchez-Valverde, M. A.; Torrecillas, F. E.; Murciano, J.; Laredo, F. G.
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 1994, 35, 3, pp 164-168

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