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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Sodium concentration is an expression of the relative numbers of sodium molecules to water molecules, irrespective of the total numbers.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
"Preload" parameters are those which address whether or not the heart is receiving a venous return sufficient to expect reasonable forward blood flow.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Traumatic brain injury in the small animal patient may be the result of a variety of traumatic events.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Abdominal trauma may result in specific injury of the peritoneal or retroperitoneal structures, diaphragm, or body wall constituents.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Once life-threatening hypovolemia and electrolyte problems have been corrected or if they were not judged to be present in the first place, the remaining fluid and electrolyte abnormalities can be dealt with.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Distal aortic thromboembolism (ATE) is most commonly recognized as a devastating sequel to underlying cardiac disease in the cat.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Animals are sometimes presented with such severe abnormalities in important blood constituents that a generic fluid plan does not adequately address the problem.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
CPCR is the restoration of spontaneous circulation and the preservation of neurologic function.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
The pH is a logarithmic representation of the hydrogen ion activity. It is an overall representation of the net effect of all of the acidotic and alkalotic processes in the body.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Plasma might be administered for its albumin or coagulation factor content.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Veterinary and human studies cite a 30 to 60% rate of return of a spontaneous beating heart.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Potassium concentration is very commonly abnormal in critically ill patients.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Traumatized small animal patients represent a population in which a standardized approach to diagnosis centered on thorough background knowledge of traumatic injuries coupled with a complete physical examination will allow for rapid therapeutic interventions and optimization of patient care.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2008
A chief concern with any trauma that causes frontal or poll injury is possible damage to the central nervous system.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2007
This article focuses on the therapeutic management of canine aflatoxicosis, drawing from treatments used in other cases of hepatotoxicosis or hepatic failure.