Nurses Club Archive

Fading Kitten Syndrome

Presenter: Danielle Gunn-Moore BSc BVM&S PhD FHEA MACVSc MRCVS
RCVS Specialist in Feline Medicine

Category: Nurses Club

Kittens may ‘fade’ and die for very many reasons. Mortality is highest in the first week of life (typically >90% of all kitten mortality), after which it declines, only to rises again just after weaning. Pre-weaning losses usually result from non-infectious causes while infectious causes are more prevalent post-weaning. This…

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Published on: 17.04.2018
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Anaesthesia for Head Injuries

Presenter: Denise Prisk
DipAVN (Surgical) VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) LTCL LCGI RVN

Category: Nurses Club

Anaesthesia of patients with head injuries brings specific challenges, as any disruption to brain activity can affect the anaesthetic process. In addition, drugs may behave differently in these patients. It is important to have a basic understanding of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, in order to be aware of any problems that…

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Published on: 20.03.2018
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Nursing priorities in the critical in-patient

Presenter: Lindsay Kellett-Gregory BSc(Hons) BVetMed(Hons) DACVECC DECVECC FHEA MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Emergency & Critical Care
Lecturer in Emergency & Critical Care

Category: Nurses Club

Critically ill veterinary patients present unique challenges in their management and nursing requirements. They are typically highly dynamic, and are frequently subject to rapid changes in their clinical condition that require immediate recognition and care. These patients therefore require continual assessment as to their requirements and priorities at any given…

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Published on: 20.02.2018
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Fluid therapy - when, which and how?

Presenter: Donna Mace RVN

Category: Nurses Club

The purpose of this webinar is to refresh the knowledge of both qualified and student nurses on how to provide effective intravenous fluid therapy and the clinical reasons for our choices. The aim is to ensure that nurses understand why patients are on fluids, why they are on the fluid…

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Published on: 23.01.2018
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