VETgirl Blog: emergency critical care
Oct 4, 2013
How to place a low-profile thoracostomy tube | VetGirl Veterinary CE Blog
Have you heard of the new “low profile” chest tubes by Mila? Check out this VetGirl video to learn how to place these minimally invasive thoracostomy tubes in veterinary patients! This may help improvement management in your dyspneic patients who aren’t stable enough for anesthesia for traditional chest tube placement.
Sep 20, 2013
Lactate elevation in GDV Patients: What’s the evidence? | VetGirl Veterinary CE Podcasts & Blog
Lactate Elevation in GDV Patients – What’s the evidence? Gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV) patients often typically present shocky, due to vascular congestion and poor perfusion, resulting in hypoxia and tissue ischemia. While lactic acid is a known product of anaerobic metabolism, why should we care about hyperlactatemia in our GDV patients? This VetGirl veterinary podcast
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