How to place an IV (intravenous) catheter in your veterinary patients with Dr. Mike Tokiwa | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Videos
In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education video, Dr. Mike Tokiwa at Progressive Veterinary Care reviews how to place an IV (intravenous) catheter in your veterinary patients. This is a procedure you MUST feel comfortable performing, regardless of what type of practice you are in: general practice, shelter medicine, emergency, specialty practice… you name it! While there are different techniques for taping in these IV catheters, when in doubt, pick the modality that works best for you and your patient! And don’t forget to check the site daily to make sure the foot doesn’t swell, there isn’t evidence of phlebitis/inflammation/dermal irritation, etc.!