Emergency Club Archive

Feline and canine blood transfusions- how, what and when

Presenter: Stephanie Sorrell
BVetMed(Hons) MANZCVS DipECVIM-CA
European Specialist in Internal Medicine
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Feline Medicine

Category: Emergency Club

This webinar will focus on the indications for transfusions in dogs and cats and how to choose the right product for each particular condition. We will discuss factors involved in deciding upon suitability of donors and how to safely obtain blood for use in practice. We will also discuss the…

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Published on: 15.11.2021
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Transfusion Medicine

Presenter: Neus Elias LMV PgCert CertAVP(ECC) DipECVECC MRCVS
European (EBVS) and RCVS recognised Specialist in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Category: Emergency Club

In this webinar we will discuss transfusion medicine including the transfusion of red cell containing fluids and the importance of blood typing and crossmatching in canine and feline species. An overview of coagulopathies and the transfusion of plasma products will also be discussed. Finally, description, diagnosis and treatment of the…

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Published on: 05.10.2021
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Blood transfusion

Presenter: Dr Chiara Valtolina Dipl ACVECC, Dipl ECVECC
EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care

Category: Emergency Club

Blood transfusion should be considered a lifesaving procedures for many animals: it is often used in the resuscitation period of animals suffering of acute blood loss and it can prolong life of a patient that suffers from serious chronic anaemia. Blood and blood products thanks to private blood banks are…

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Published on: 08.09.2021
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Making the most of your blood gas machine

Presenter: Duana McBride
BVSc DipACVECC MVMedSc FHEA MRCVS

Category: Emergency Club

Blood gas measurement can be useful in identifying critical abnormalities in your patients. This lecture will cover the basic fundamentals of blood gas analysis, including how performing these tests can be lifesaving. A step-by- step approach to venous blood gas analysis will be covered, including how to use it as…

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Published on: 02.08.2021
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Approach and management of the Icteric cat

Presenter: Stephanie Sorrell
BVetMed(Hons) MANZCVS DipECVIM-CA MRCVS
European Specialist in Internal Medicine
RCVS Recognised Feline Specialist
Director at Canine & Feline Medicine Consultancy Ltd
Director at The Mindful Vet Ltd

Category: Emergency Club

Jaundice can be due to pre-hepatic, hepatic or post hepatic disorders. Diagnostic investigations start with performing haematology and serum biochemistry. In cases of haemolytic anaemia causing jaundice, the anaemia will be severe and regenerative. S Serum biochemistry should be performed and will reveal increased bilirubin in jaundiced cases and the…

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Published on: 07.07.2021
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Recognition and acute management of raised intracranial pressure

Presenter: Miguel Martinez, Ldo Vet, Cert VA, Dip ECVAA, MRCVS
EBVS and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Category: Emergency Club

The webinar will cover the different presentations of raised intracranial pressure in dogs and cats as well as the diagnostic tools necessary to confirm the diagnosis. Once the problem is identified we discuss the therapeutic options available and the importance of rapid detection and intervention in this life threatening situation.…

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Published on: 10.06.2021
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Acute liver injury and failure in the emergency patient

Presenter: Dr Chiara Valtolina
Dipl ACVECC, Dipl ECVECC
EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care

Category: Emergency Club

Acute hepatic failure is a relatively common entity in emergency and critical care medicine and presents some unique challenges in terms of diagnosis and therapy. In this webinar we will discuss some of the most common disease or intoxications that can cause liver failure and review diagnostic and therapeutic options…

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Published on: 07.05.2021
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Anaesthesia of the septic patient

Presenter: Alessandra Mathis
DVM, CertVA, DipECVAA, MRCVS
European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia

Category: Emergency Club

In the veterinary patient, sepsis can present in a number of forms and often anaesthesia is required to control the source of infection. Stabilisation of the septic patient is a dynamic and essential step prior to proceeding to anaesthetising these patients. Fluidtherapy, analgesia, antimicrobial therapy and often pressor therapy are…

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Published on: 09.04.2021
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Management of Thromboembolic Disease

Presenter: Mayank Seth Bsc(Hons) BVetMed(Hons) Dip-ECVIM-CA DACVIM(SAIM) MRCVS
American, EBVS® European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Hon. Assoc. Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine – University of Nottingham
Internal Medicine Consultant
Dick White Referrals,

Category: Emergency Club

Thrombosis has been a significant contributor to morbidity and mortality in small animal patients for a long time. This can either be as the major presenting problem or as a significant complication of an otherwise already serious disease. In the past decade the availability of tools to pre-empt and recognise…

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Published on: 11.03.2021
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Analgesia for critical cases

Presenter: Matt Gurney - BVSc CertVA PgCertVBM DipECVAA FRCVS
Head of Anaesthesia, RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Category: Emergency Club

In this webinar we look at the classes of drugs suitable for use in critical cases in dogs and cats. We review 3 cases and discuss which analgesics are useful in certain situations.

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Published on: 05.02.2021
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Recognition and management of the septic patient

Presenter: Erica Tinson
Lecturer in small animal Emergency and Critical Care at the Royal Veterinary College
BSc (Hons), BVSc, MVS, MVSc, FHEA, DACVECC
Recognised specialist with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Category: Emergency Club

Rapid diagnosis and treatment of the septic patient is paramount to improving success rates. This webinar focuses on the recognition and diagnosis of septic dogs and cats and will also review some of the treatment strategies used to stabilise them. We will review some of the differences between sepsis identification…

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Published on: 22.01.2021
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