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Articles by Jo Marshall, CVT

Jo Marshall, CVT

7 effective emetics and how to use them
June 2, 2011

Emetic agents work by causing gastric irritation, stimulating the central nervous system chemoreceptor trigger zone, or a combination of both. Here's your emetics cheat sheet for dogs and cats.

8 questions to ask before treating poisoned patients
June 2, 2011

Every second counts when treating poisoned patients. For most substances, there's only a narrow time frame in which decontamination can be effectively and safely performed. Here are 8 questions to consider before inducing vomiting on the poisoned pet.


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