Red, hot, and inflamed Part I: Recognizing and diagnosing SIRS and sepsis in small animals

Duration: 1 hour Primary care veterinarians commonly encounter patients that present vague signs of illness.  For example, the initial signs of sepsis may include lethargy and decreased appetite, both of which can have many causes in dogs and cats. Veterinarians must determine whether to treat animals symptomatically as outpatients or perform rapid, point-of-care testing (POCT) to […]

Arterial Blood Gases: Obtaining a Sample and Avoiding Pre-Analytical Errors in Companion Animals

Learning Objectives: 1) Identify the sites available for arterial blood gas sampling and catheterization 2) Understand the technique for obtaining an arterial sample 3) Know anticoagulants and vehicles for blood gas collection 4) Learn proper specimen handling post-collection 5) Identify errors that may occur, causing alterations in electrolytes, pH, and metabolic/respiratory status

Calcium, des hauts et des bas ?

Inscription Programme Points abordés: Physiologie et régulation calcique Formes sanguines du calcium Procédure analytique Hypercalcémie Hypocalcémie Conférenciers Maxime CAMBOURNACDr Vétérinaire, Dipl. ECVECCC.H.V Frégis Spécialiste Européen en Médecine d’Urgence et Soins-intensifs DU Réanimation – Soins intensifs – Surveillance continue DIU Assistance respiratoire Certificate of veterinary hemodialysis