Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue
440 Pages
English

Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue

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The recognition of the importance of safe large animal rescue is quickly growing. The prevailing attitude of large animal owners, whose animals are often pets or a large financial investment, is to demand the safe rescue and treatment of their large animals in emergency situations. Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue is a guide for equine, large animal, and mixed animal veterinarians, zoo and wildlife veterinarians, vet techs, and emergency responders on how to rescue and treat large animals in critical situations while maintaining the safety of both the animal and the rescuer. This book is a must have reference for any individual who deals with large animals in emergency situations.

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Published 16 March 2009
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EAN13 9780813806488
License: All rights reserved
Language English

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Preface
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Statement of Humane Treatment
Introduction Dr. Richard Mansmann
Chapter 1 Historical Overview and Development 3 Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 2 Purpose of Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 3 Incident Prevention and Evacuation Planning Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 4
Understanding Large Animal Behavior in TLAER Incidents Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 5 Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Scene Management Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 6 Understanding Large Animal Restraint in Technical Large Animal Rescue Incidents Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 7 Water and Unstable Ground Rescues 113 Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
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Chapter 8 Loose Large Animals Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 9
Trailer Incidents Dr. Tomas Gimenez and Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 10 Barn and Wildfi res Lt. (Ret.) Jeff Galloway and Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 11 Ambulance and Recumbent Animal Transport Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 12 Communications in Veterinary Field Operations Dr. Kathleen Becker and Tori Miller
Chapter 13 Field Euthanasia Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 14 Rope Rigging and Mechanical Advantage 223 Dr. Tomas Gimenez
Chapter 15 Manipulating the Animal Victim—Basic Rescue Techniques Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 16 Manipulating the Animal Victim—Vertical Lift Techniques Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 17 Large Animal Field Emergency Medicine 263 Dr. Janice Baker
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CONTENTS
Chapter 18 Helicopter Operations Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Chapter 19 Decontamination of Large Animals 293 Dr. Lisa Murphy, Dawn Slessman, and Bob Mauck
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Chapter 20 Special Veterinary Problems of Animals Requiring Technical Rescue 311 Dr. Janice Baker
Chapter 21 Livestock Transport Emergency Response 329 Jennifer Woods
Chapter 22 Learning from Actual Incident Scenarios 345 Dr. Tomas Gimenez and Dr. Rebecca Gimenez
Appendix 1 Some Common Communications Options
Appendix 2 Technical Large Animal Emergency RescueEquipment 365
Appendix 3 Large Animal Emergency Rescue EquipmentVendors 367
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Appendix 4 Technical Large Animal Emergency  Rescue Training: Recommendations for Student  Competency Goals for Operational Certifi cation (24) Hours 369
Glossary 371
References 375
Index 381