This one-day practical workshop will review all the techniques you need to ensure your patients receive the best care. Topics will include but are not limited to:
- Initial triage and Stabilisation of emergent patients
- Anaesthesia for compromised patients
- The value of monitoring equipment
- Emergency anaesthesia
The practical session will teach the evidence-based RECOVER CPR guidelines with plenty of opportunity for hands-on practice
Presenter: Douglas Whiteside, DVM, DVSc, DACZM,
DECZM (Zoo Health Management)
Sunday, December 11, 2022
Time: 3 pm EST (New York or UTC -5)
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Amphibians’ popularity as pets has increased significantly over the past decade. They also are frequently managed in zoological and research collections, and wild amphibians can present to wildlife rehabilitation facilities. Similar to other vertebrate species, sedation or anesthesia may be required for various diagnostic, clinical, and surgical interventions. An understanding of clinically relevant anatomy and physiology, a pre-anesthetic protocol, the selection of appropriate anesthetic drugs to safely conduct a desired procedure, appropriate anesthetic monitoring, and post-anesthetic planning all are key to successfully managing the amphibian patient through an anesthetic event.