VETgirl Blog: ultrasound
Jul 27, 2018
How to perform a FAST ultrasound in a dog | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog
In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, we demonstrate how to perform a FAST ultrasound in a dog. The focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) ultrasound is a 2-minute procedure that detects the presence of fluid in the abdominal cavity to allow for rapid therapeutic intervention (e.g., fluid resuscitation, abdominocentesis, cytology, clinicopathologic testing).
Sep 22, 2017
What do Mickey Mouse and a Pyometra have in common? | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog
In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, Dr. Garret Pachtinger discusses one of the leading reproductive emergencies seen in our veterinary patients: the pyometra. A pyometra is an infection of the uterus and life threatening surgical emergency in the intact bitch (One of the reasons why we advocate for spaying earlier!). Middle-aged to older
Sep 27, 2013
Fetal heart rate evaluation | VetGirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts / Blog / Vodcast
The advancement of neonatology in veterinary medicine still lags behind that of human medicine. However, by implementing appropriate neonatal critical care, we can improve the survival in these smaller patients. This VetGirl vodcast shows you how you can use ultrasound to evaluate fetal heart rate and viability.
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