Emergency Medicine/Critical Care
Rodenticide Poisoning: What to Do After Exposure
While anticoagulant rodenticide poisoning is dangerous to the patient and frightening for the owner, there are many positives when managing exposure to this pest control chemical.
Patient 911Resuscitative Fluid Therapy for Circulatory Shock
Deborah Silverstein, DVM, Diplomate ACVECC Resuscitative fluid therapy commonly refers to the treatment of circulatory shock and utilizes intravenous fluids to help restore circulating blood volume.1,2 Shock is best defined as inadequate cellular energy production.3 When oxygen delivery (DO2) to the tissues is insufficient relative to tissue oxygen consumption (VO2), an energy deficit occurs. The …