Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent

Abstract Objective To describe the clinical presentation, clinical course, and successful management of noncompressible, abdominal hemorrhage with recombinant human factor VIIa (rFVIIa) in 2 postoperative patients. Case Summary A 14-year-old neutered female Border Terrier and a 9-year-old neutered male domestic shorthair were treated with rFVIIa to treat noncompressible abdominal hemorrhage in the postoperative period. TheContinue reading “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent”

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent

Abstract Objective To describe the clinical findings and case progression in a dog presenting with severe systemic inflammatory response, refractory shock, progressive metabolic acidosis, and respiratory failure that was ultimately diagnosed with hypertrophic osteodystrophy (HOD). Case Summary A 4-month-old male intact Mastiff presented with a 24-hour history of lethargy and generalized ostealgia. On examination, theContinue reading “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent”

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent

Abstract Objective To describe the clinical use of canine-specific albumin (CSA) in critically ill dogs, report adverse events, and evaluate measurable clinical effects of CSA administration. Design Retrospective case series from 2019 to 2020. Setting Large, urban, private-practice referral and emergency center. Animals Consecutive sample of 125 client-owned dogs administered CSA transfusions. Interventions None. MeasurementsContinue reading “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent”

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent

Abstract Objective To describe patient characteristics, underlying disease processes, clinical outcomes, transfusion dose and type (therapeutic or prophylactic), platelet count changes, and adverse events associated with platelet concentrate (PC) administration in dogs. Design Retrospective study. Setting University teaching hospital. Animals A total of 149 dogs, representing 189 PC transfusion episodes. Interventions None. Measurements and MainContinue reading “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent”

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent

Abstract Objective To evaluate outcome (survival to discharge) among trauma types (blunt, penetrating, both) in cats. Secondary objectives were to evaluate for associations between trauma type, injury severity, and the diagnostics and interventions selected by primary clinicians. Design Retrospective evaluation of veterinary trauma registry data. Setting Veterinary Committee on Trauma (VetCOT) veterinary trauma centers (VTCs).Continue reading “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent”

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent

Abstract Objectives To measure symptoms of burnout among veterinary emergency care providers (VECPs), determine how burnout symptoms among VECPs compare to human emergency care providers, and identify what demographic and workplace variables are associated with these symptoms. Design Cross-sectional study using an online survey and convenience sampling. Subjects A total of 1204 VECPs including mostlyContinue reading “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent”

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent

Abstract Objective To evaluate whether the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) are accurate prognostic indicators and correlate with illness severity scores in critically ill dogs. Design Prospective observational study from December 2016 to May 2017. Setting ICU at a veterinary teaching hospital. Animals Seventy-two client-owned dogs admitted to the ICU with CBCs andContinue reading “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent”

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent

Abstract Objective To introduce the Reassessment Campaign on Veterinary Resuscitation (RECOVER) CPR registry and report cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) and CPR event data collected to date. Design International, multi-institutional veterinary CPR registry data report. Setting Veterinary private practice and university teaching hospitals. Animals Data from 514 dogs and 195 cats undergoing CPR entered in the RECOVERContinue reading “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent”

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent

Abstract Objective To describe the therapeutic protocol used to normalize severe hypertriglyceridemia in a dog. Case Summary A 7-month-old, 1.2-kg female Pomeranian presented with acute polyuria, polydipsia, and ocular discoloration. Diagnoses included diabetic ketosis, severe hypertriglyceridemia (>225 mmol/L [>20,000 mg/dl]), lipemia retinalis, and bilateral uveitis. The triglyceride concentration was near normal within 2 days of initiating treatment withContinue reading “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent”

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent

Abstract Objective To describe elevator-related injuries in dogs. Design Retrospective study, August 2015 to October 2020. Setting Four urban referral and emergency veterinary facilities. Animals Thirteen client-owned dogs presenting with injuries sustained while using an elevator. Interventions None. Measurements and Main Results Thirteen dogs were treated for elevator-related injuries. The mean age of this populationContinue reading “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care – Most Recent”

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