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Articles by Lesley King, MVB, DACVECC, DACVIM

Respiratory disasters and how we managed them—Part 2 (Proceedings)

Oct 1, 2008

Upper airway obstruction is a rare syndrome in cats, but can be very severe and can cause life-threatening clinical signs.

Medical management of respiratory distress following trauma (Proceedings)

Oct 1, 2008

Initial triage evaluation of the post-trauma patient should include a careful evaluation of respiratory function.

Managing upper airway obstruction in dogs (Proceedings)

Oct 1, 2008

Dogs and cats with partial or complete upper airway obstruction can present with varying degrees of dyspnea.

Dealing with dyspneic cats (Proceedings)

Oct 1, 2008

Dyspneic cats are frequently presented to clinicians as emergencies. Because they are fragile and very easily stressed, it is a good idea to have a planned, rational and quickly implementable strategy for their management.

Initial stabilization of dogs in respiratory distress (Proceedings)

Oct 1, 2008

Respiratory changes occur frequently in small animal patients. It is important to recognize, however, that not all changes in respiration are caused by disease of the respiratory system.

Managing pneumonia in puppies (Proceedings)

Oct 1, 2008

Puppies are predisposed to acute infectious tracheobronchitis, which can progress to pneumonia, because they are often physiologically stressed by changes in ownership and new environments.

Diagnostic techniques for the respiratory tract (Proceedings)

Oct 1, 2008

Transtracheal aspiration allows samples to be obtained from the airways for cytologic and microbiologic evaluation.

Respiratory disasters and how we managed them—Part 1 (Proceedings)

Oct 1, 2008

Ventilation is the ability of the chest wall and diaphragm to move an adequate volume of air into the chest.

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