Sophie has been a Lecturer in Emergency and Critical Care in the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (QMHA) since 2006. Her role encompasses clinical, research and teaching work. Sophie is co-head of the Section of Emergency and Critical Care. She is also co-director of the Small Animal Junior Clinical Training Scholarship (Internship) programme.
Sophie qualified from Liverpool in 1999. She completed a one year internship in anaesthesia at Bristol and a one year rotating small animal internship at the Animal Health Trust before spending a short time in small animal practice in London and North Wales. Sophie received the certificate in veterinary anaesthesia in 2001 and was awarded the Boehringer-Ingelheim prize for the highest mark obtained. She completed a residency in Emergency and Critical Care medicine at the Royal Veterinary College in September 2005 and was awarded the American Diploma in Emergency and Critical Care in October 2005. Sophie is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Sophie's main area of research is into the coagulopathy associated with Angiostrongylus vasorum. Other research interests the clinical presentation and management of sepsis in cats and dogs.
Sophie has various teaching roles including undergraduate clinical rotational teaching and Senior Clinical Training Scholar supervision. Sophie is also Co-director (along with Lindsay Kellet-Gregory) of the Internship program at the Queen Mother Hospital for Small Animals (QMHA Website).
Sophie’s main interests are emergency presentations of endocrine disorders, hospital acquired infections and haemostasis, in particular that associated with A.vasorum.
ADAMANTOS S, Garosi L. Head trauma in the cat parts 1 and 2. assessment and management of craniofacial injury and traumatic brain injury. J Feline Med Surg. 2011 Nov;13(11)
Barfield D and ADAMANTOS S. Feline blood transfusions: A pinker shade of pale. J Feline Med Surg. 2011 Jan;13(1):11-23.
Keir I, Woolford L, Hirst C, ADAMANTOS S. Fatal aortic oesophageal fistula following oesophageal foreign body removal in a dog.J Small Anim Pract. 2010 Dec;51(12):657-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2010.01012.x.
ADAMANTOS, S., MOORES, A. and BRODBELT, D. (2010) Complications associated with Jugular Catheter Use in a Veterinary Hospital. Journal of Small Animal Practice 51(5) 254-257.
HUMM, K. and ADAMANTOS, S. (2010) Is evaluation of a faecal smear a useful technique in the diagnosis of canine pulmonary angiostrongylosis? Journal of Small Animal Practice 51(4) 200-203.
KENNEY, E.M , ROZANSKI, E.A., RUSH, J.E. DELAFORCADE-BURESS, A.M, BERG, J.R. SILVERSTEIN, D.S. MONTEALEGRE, C.D., JUTKOWITZ, L. A., ADAMANTOS, S., OVBEY, D.H., BOYSEN, S.R. SHAW, S.P. (2010). Association between outcome and organ system dysfunction in dogs with sepsis: 114 cases (2003-2007). JAVMA, 236 (1) 83-87.
ADAMANTOS, S. and CHERUBINI G. B. (2009) Tetanus in Dogs. UK Vet, October
VALTOLINA, C. and ADAMANTOS, S.(2009) Amitraz Toxicity. Standards of Care 11 (5) June
VALTOLINA, C. and ADAMANTOS, S. (2009) Use of small-bore wire-guided chest drains in dogs and cats. Journal of Small Animal Practice 50 (6) 290-297.
HUMM, K., GOGGS, R. and ADAMANTOS, S. (2009) Veterinary Critical Care. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. 10 (2) 92-
HEFFNER, G. G., ROZANSKI, E. A., BEAL, M. W., BOYSEN, S., POWELL, L. & ADAMANTOS, S. (2008) Evaluation of freshwater submersion in small animals: 28 cases (1996-2006). J Am Vet Med Assoc 232, 244-248. PubMed ID 18275392
ADAMANTOS, S. & HUGHES, D. (2008) Fluid therapy in patients with pulmonary disease. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 38, 719-725, xiv. PubMed ID 18402892
ADAMANTOS, S. & BOAG, A. (2008) Total and ionised calcium concentrations in dogs with hypoadrenocorticism. Vet Rec 163, 25-26. PubMed ID 18603632
ADAMANTOS, S. & CORR, S. (2007) Emergency care of the cat with multi-trauma. In Practice 29, 388-396
ADAMANTOS, S. & BOAG, A. (2007) Thirteen cases of tetanus in dogs. Vet Rec 161, 298-302. PubMed ID 17766808
ADAMANTOS, S. (2007) What is your diagnosis? Congestive heart failure. J Small Anim Pract 48, 298-299. PubMed ID 17472667
ADAMANTOS, S., BOAG, A. & HUGHES, D. (2005) Clinical use of a haemoglobin-based oxygen-carrying solution in dogs and cats. In Practice 27, 399-405