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Emergency Management of BOAS Patients

Presenter: Rachel Hattersley
BVetMed(Hons) CertSAS DECVS MRCVS
European Specialists in Small animal surgery

Category: Emergency Club

The popularity of brachycephalic dogs continues to rise despite the wider spread dissemination of concerns about their welfare to the general public. Due to the complex nature of the issues seen, these patients can present in severe respiratory distress. This webinar will look at assessment and decision making of dogs…

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Published on: 12.11.2020
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The Ins and Outs of Fluid Therapy

Presenter: Dr. Meredith 't Hoen
Dipl ACVECC, Dipl ECVECC
EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care

Category: Emergency Club

There isn't always a clear cut answer on how to best administer fluids to our patients, especially those with comorbidities complicating fluid administration. So how do we make good clinical decisions? The basis to answering this question lies in understanding where various fluids end up in the body after we…

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Published on: 07.10.2020
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Analgesia of the Critical Care Patient

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

Category: Emergency Club

Critically ill patients often appear depressed and may be unstable from a cardiorespiratory point of view inducing the attending clinician to worry about analgesic drug administration. Will this tip the patients over the edge or make them even more obtunded? Because sick patients can respond differently to analgesics drugs compared…

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Published on: 25.09.2020
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Common Misconceptions

Presenter: Simon Cook
BSc BVSc MVetMed DACVECC DECVECC FHEA MRCVS
Lecturer in Emergency and Critical Care

Category: Emergency Club

This webinar will take you through a number of commonly encountered conundrums and the evidence bases behind available recommendations. Topics include nutritional management of critically ill in patients, antibiotic use, urethral obstructions and much more.

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Published on: 26.08.2020
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Rationale approach to drug therapy for the management of acute pain in cats and dogs

Presenter: Elizabeth Leece
BVSc CertVA DipECVAA MRCVS
RCVS & European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Category: Emergency Club

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Published on: 10.07.2020
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Biliary emergencies

Presenter: Rachel Hattersley
BVetMed(Hons) CertSAS DECVS MRCVS, RCVS and EBVS specialist in small animal surgery

Category: Emergency Club

This webinar aims to provide an introduction to surgical biliary cases such as cholecystectomy for gall bladder mucoceles and management of biliary peritonitis. We will cover anatomy and physiology of the extrahepatic biliary system and diagnosis, surgical treatment and post-operative management of the more commonly encountered conditions of the extrahepatic…

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Published on: 09.06.2020
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Fluid overload in critical care patients: the new iatrogenic syndrome

Presenter: Chiara Valtolina
DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVECC, Dipl ECVECC

Category: Emergency Club

Fluids are considered the cornerstone of therapy for many shock states, particularly states that are associated with relative or absolute hypovolemia. Fluids are also commonly used for many other purposes, such as renal protection from endogenous and exogenous substances, for the safe dilution of medications and as “maintenance” fluids and…

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Published on: 06.05.2020
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Help This Animal is Bleeding - What Do I Do?!

Presenter: Nick Bexfield
BVetMed PhD DSAM DipECVIM-CA PGDipMEdSci PGCHE AFHEA MRCVS
European Specialist in Veterinary Internal Medicine
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Medicine

Category: Emergency Club

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Published on: 08.04.2020
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The dreaded GDV – Top tips for surgery

Presenter: Zoe Halfacree
MA VetMB CertVDI CertSAS FHEA DipECVS MRCVS
RCVS and ECVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and Head of Soft Tissue at The Royal Veterinary College

Category: Emergency Club

GDV is a true surgical emergency. Whilst an often-feared emergency call, it is a hugely rewarding condition to treat and with the correct management, in a large percentage of cases outcome can be excellent. In this webinar you will learn to confidently diagnose and stabilise dogs with gastric dilatation and…

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Published on: 05.03.2020
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Body wall ruptures

Presenter: Dr Laura Cuddy
MVB, MS, DACVS-SA, DECVS, DACVSMR, DECVSMR, MRCVS
EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Category: Emergency Club

Traumatic body wall hernias may occur due to blunt or penetrating abdominal trauma. The timing of hernia closure depends on whether organs are incarcerated or strangulated, and whether the patient is systemically stable. Where possible, delayed hernia repair may be preferable to optimise the health of the tissue surrounding the…

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Published on: 06.02.2020
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Management of the dog with Addison’s disease

Presenter: Nick Bexfield
BVetMed PhD DSAM DipECVIM-CA PGDipMEdSci PGCHE FHEA MRCVS
RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Medicine

Category: Emergency Club

In this webinar we will begin by briefly reviewing the pathophysiology, aetiology, clinical features and diagnosis of hypoadrenocorticism (Addison’s disease). We will discuss that primary hypoadrenocorticism is due to an absence of glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids, and is a disease of young to middle age dogs and certain breeds are predisposed.…

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Published on: 09.01.2020
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