Practice Step By Step
Providing Supplemental Oxygen to Patients
Supplementing oxygen reliably and safely is a vital part of veterinary medicine. The specific techniques used depend on the situation at hand, as well as the equipment available.
Supplementing oxygen reliably and safely is a vital and potentially life-saving intervention in small animal medicine. The specific techniques used depend on the situation at hand, as well as the equipment available. An awareness of several techniques is clinically helpful.
Placement & Management: Jackson-Pratt Closed Active Suction Drain
Drains are placed in wounds to evacuate fluid that would otherwise accumulate due to dead space, inflammation, infection, and/or necrosis. Fluid accumulation in a wound can be detrimental because…
Bonded Sealant Application for Crown Fractures
Brook A. Niemiec, DVM, FAVD, Diplomate AVDC For uncomplicated crown fractures with no radiographic evidence of disease, bonded sealant application can: Resolve sensitivity Block infection Improve aesthetics Smooth the tooth to decrease plaque accumulation, delaying periodontal disease. This is a simple procedure that every veterinary hospital should offer. Clinics with dental radiology and a high-speed …