Emergency Medicine/Critical CareThe most common cause of uroabdomen is blunt trauma; therefore, every patient with abdominal trauma should be assessed for uroabdomen and receive medical stabilization prior to definitive treatment.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareWhile previous studies report that hyperfibrinolysis is uncommon in dogs with pyometra, this case may represent an uncommon example in a Newfoundland.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareThis case report describes a snake bite that resulted in severe envenomation and extensive treatment, with discussion around the available antivenom products, specific care, and possible adverse reactions to treatment.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareWhile disseminated disease is commonly associated with immunosuppression, it is possible that Nocardia species could be primary pathogens in young dogs, such as the 6-month-old Rottweiler in this case.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareVeterinarians must preserve their knowledge and skills in the “art” of utilizing splints and casts for limb fracture treatment. Learn the keys to successful use of coaptation as a definitive fracture treatment.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareIn cases of traumatic fracture or luxation, temporary limb immobilization improves patient comfort, controls regional soft tissue swelling, and provides a protective covering for open wounds.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareNew trends in fluid therapy in human and veterinary critical care medicine are informing clinical guidelines for fluid administration when supporting critically ill animals.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareManaging environmental lung injuries in dogs and cats differs from the care given for other types of respiratory compromise. Here’s what you need to know to provide appropriate supportive care.
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Electrolyte disturbances are frequently encountered in veterinary patients and may warrant close evaluation and monitoring.