Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care : Case Studies in Client Communication, Morbidity and Mortality provides a unique opportunity to learn from real-life case examples. Presented as a collection of short case studies, the book examines a wide range of situations likely to arise in emergency practice. The approach is modeled on the Morbidity and Mortality Conferences which were first established as a training and educational tool for medical doctors. A key theme of the book is on communication issues. Owner perspectives are discussed, as well as how communications between clinicians and owners can be optimized to allow veterinarians to better meet owner expectations... 232 p.
- Lisa Powell, DVM, Diplomate ACVECC, Clinical professor. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (USA). Veterinary Medical Center.
- Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM, BC Veterinary internal medicine, Diplomate ACVECC, Clinical professor. Tufts University, Medford, MA (USA). Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
- John Rush, DVM, Diplomate ACVECC, BC veterinary cardiology, Clinical professor. Tufts University, Medford, MA (USA). Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
Publication date (print): 2010-12
ISBN (print): 978-1-4051-6752-9
ISBN (eBook): 978-1-4443-4768-5