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Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Treating parvovirus (Proceedings)

April 1, 2010

Parvovirus is a virulent infection that most commonly afflicts dogs less than one year of age. The infection is characterized by vomiting, bloody diarrhea, and leukopenia. More recently a new variant of canine parvovirus (CPV2c) has been recognized.

Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Assessment and basic care of emergency patients (Proceedings)

April 1, 2010

When a patient first arrives we have all been taught the ABCs of emergency care. We know that the assurance of a clear airway is paramount and the first thing we should all do, and then we move one to B and assure breathing is adequate. Then we move on to C (for cardiovascular) and assess and ensure the heart is pumping and pumping adequately... This process is termed vertical resuscitation and is a "step by step" process that is completed in a "priority of need" sequence.

Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Treating sepsis (Proceedings)

April 1, 2010

Sepsis is defined as the systemic inflammatory response to an infection. We commonly see patients that have a clinical presentation that appears similar to sepsis, but no source of infection can be identified. This syndrome has been termed the systemic inflammatory response syndrome or SIRS.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Fluid therapy challenges (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

A guide to approriate fluid therapy administration.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Clinical approach to anemia (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Anemia is commonly seen in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

GI emergency patients (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Practical management of GI emergency patients.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation: current guidelines and their application (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation (CPCR) refers to the re-establishment of circulation and preservation of neurologic function following an arrest.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Fever of unknown origin (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO) is defined in human medicine as an illness of more than 3 weeks duration, with a fever 1.5 ?F above normal body temperature on multiple occasions, the cause of which remains uncertain after 1 week of in-hospital investigation.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Successful stabilization of the patient with gastric dilatation-volvulus (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Gastric dilatation and volvulus syndrome (GDV) is a life-threatening condition primarily affecting large breed dogs.

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