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Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Transfusion support for the bleeding patient (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Transfusion of blood products is an important lifesaving measure performed frequently in veterinary medicine.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Rescue me: Why chemotherapy fails and what do we do when it does (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Many pets have successfully achieved remission, or more accurately "disease free intervals" with any number of chemotherapy protocols.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Hyperthyroidism in cats (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Hyperthyroidism is a clinical condition resulting from the excessive production and secretion of thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) by the thyroid gland which was first reported around 1979.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Nutritional support for ill patients: Specialty feeding tubes (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

The primary goal of nutritional assessment is to identify which patient is at risk for malnutrition.

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Arterial catheters and blood gases: What do all these numbers mean? (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

The use of arterial blood gas analysis has become commonplace in many veterinary practices for the assessment both qualitative and quantitative assessment of metabolic and respiratory acid-base problems, including the interrelationships between ventilation, oxygenation, and metabolic conditions.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

IMPA (immune-mediated polyarthritis) in dogs (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Idiopathic, non-infectious, non-erosive immune-mediated polyarthritis (IMPA) is the most common immune-mediated arthritic condition in the dog, resulting in effusion, pain, and decreased range of motion in multiple joints.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Respiratory monitoring under anesthesia (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Every cell in the body needs a constant supply of oxygen to produce energy to grow, repair or replace itself and to maintain normal vital functions.

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Value of technicians

August 1, 2009

CE remains a sound investment—even in tight economic times.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Managing the post-arrest patient (Proceedings)

August 1, 2009

Successful CPCR is dependent on several factors, the most important factor being the true cause of the arrest.

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