Internal MedicineA multitude of disease processes result in icterus, and knowledge of biliary metabolism and pathophysiology can help with developing a logical approach to classifying the underlying cause.
EndocrinologyHHS represents one of the more challenging complications of DM. If HHS is improperly treated as typical DKA, the outcome will likely be poor.
DermatologyManaging ear disease can be very frustrating and costly for owners. Excellent client communication and management of the underlying disease is required to properly manage the ears.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareKnowing the correct anatomic locations of individual vessels is crucial for proper placement of alternative catheters and minimizing trauma.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareFor patients that do not respond adequately to conventional oxygen therapy, HFOT is an effective alternative method of delivering high volumes and pressures of oxygen.
NeurologyNeurologic examination information can be used to communicate current neurologic status, set a baseline status, and improve patient outcomes with appropriate care.
RehabilitationThermotherapy in rehabilitation includes modalities such as whirlpool immersion, cold compression, and more.
Having a deeper understanding of the staging process can help the veterinary nursing staff feel more comfortable facing questions from clients and anticipating the doctor’s needs.