Emergency Club Archive

Top 5 mistakes to avoid in your poisoned patient

Presenter: Daniel Lewis
MA VetMB CertVA DipACVECC DipECVECC MRCVS
(North American, European & RCVS Specialist in Emergency & Critical Care)

Category: Emergency Club

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Published on: 16.08.2019
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Effusion Confusion

Presenter: Garret Pachtinger
VMD, DACVECC

Category: Emergency Club

Regardless of whether the patient is a dog or a cat, the criteria for the classification of effusions are the same. As simple as it gets, there are transudates, modified transudates, and exudates. Simply put, that sounds boring! Rather than focus on boring fluid dynamics, this lecture will be a…

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Published on: 11.07.2019
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Lifesaving in Leptospirosis

Presenter: Sarah Spencer BVSc BSc DipECVIM-CA MRCVS
European & RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine

Category: Emergency Club

Canine leptospirosis can present in many different ways but is commonly a life-threatening emergency. As a systemic disease, it can affect many different body systems, meaning it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish from differential diagnoses. Furthermore, making a definitive diagnosis can be challenging. This webinar will consider the acute…

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Published on: 07.06.2019
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Emergency Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Presenter: Yvonne McGrotty BVMS CertSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS
European & RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Small Animal Medicine

Category: Emergency Club

When diabetes mellitus is uncontrolled, insulin deficiency leads to production of ketone bodies which subsequently lead to metabolic acidosis, dehydration and ketoacidosis (DKA). DKA can be precipitated by factors such as insufficient insulin therapy, bacterial infections, co-morbidities and drugs that antagonise the action of insulin. Dehydration associated with DKA can…

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Published on: 13.05.2019
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Stabilisation of the Acute Haemoabdomen

Presenter: Daniel Lewis MA VetMB CertVA DipACVECC DipECVECC MRCVS
(North American, European & RCVS Specialist in Emergency & Critical Care)

Category: Emergency Club

Patients with haemoabdomen can be difficult to get a handle on. The majority of these patients will either present following trauma or following rupture of intra-abdominal masses and can quickly become critical if appropriate, timely action is not taken. This webinar will guide you through how to assess these patients,…

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Published on: 12.04.2019
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Head Trauma Headaches

Presenter: Helen Wilson BVSc(Hons) MVetMed DipACVECC DipECVECC MRCVS
RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Category: Emergency Club

This webinar will take you through how to assess and treat a patient presenting with head trauma. We will discuss the pathophysiology involved in traumatic brain injury. You will learn how to use the Modified Glasgow Coma Score, neurologic posture and pupil sizes to help you assess traumatic brain injury…

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Published on: 05.03.2019
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Urine trouble! Dealing with urinary emergencies

Presenter: Laura C. Cuddy
MVB MS DACVS-SA DECVS DACVSMR DECVSMR MRCVS
Specialist, Small Animal Surgery and Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Category: Emergency Club

Blocked cats, road traffic accidents, uroliths galore…urinary emergencies are never far from our door. In this webinar, we will comprehensively review the practical approach to the common, and less common, urinary emergencies. Learn how to assess and stabilise urinary emergencies, achieve a diagnosis and formulate a treatment plan, all with…

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Published on: 08.02.2019
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Traumatic Brain Injury 

Presenter: Stefano Cortellini DMV MVetMed Dip. ACVECC Dip. ECVECC MRCVS
RCVS recognised specialist in Emergency and Critical Care
Lecturer in Emergency and Critical Care, Royal Veterinary College

Category: Emergency Club

Up to 50% of our patients involved in trauma have signs of traumatic brain injury (TBI). This can be an incredibly challenging, yet rewarding, condition to manage but requires attention to key steps: - Recognition: which are the key clinical features of TBI and how can we assess severity -…

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Published on: 18.01.2019
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