Emergency & Critical Care : Fluid Therapy 1: Fluid Therapy Basics

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This veterinary nursing CPD lecture is the first in a series of Fluid Therapy lectures by Louise O Dwyer and examines the basics of fluid therapy.  It discusses fluid requirements and fluid balance and then goes on to discuss dehydration, hypovolaemia and shock.

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Nursing the Patient with Heart Failure

This Veterinary nursing CPD module looks in-depth at nursing of the patient with heart failure.  Practical nursing considerations of canine and feline patients with heart failure are considered at length and the lecture provides a detailed look at the subject.

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Emergency & Critical Care: Fluid Therapy 2: Introduction to Fluid Therapy and Fluid Therapy Types

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This vet nurse CPD online course is the second in the series of Fluid Therapy lectures by Louise O Dwyer and introduces fluid therapy and fluid therapy types.  Beginning with the history of fluid therapy and then moving on to look at parenteral fluid types available it gives an interesting and in depth introduction to fluid therapy. It then looks at indications for and contraindications against using different fluid types.  It then ends with a short discussion of subcutaneous fluid therapy.

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Being Prepared for Emergency Cases : Triage, Patient Monitoring & Monitoring Clinical Parameters

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This veterinary nursing CPD lecture focuses on being prepared for emergency cases. It examines in detail the process of patient triage, giving detailed case studies to consider, and then moves on to discuss in detail the monitoring of patients and then on to monitoring of clinical parameters.

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Emergency & Critical Care: Practical Techniques: Vascular Access

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This vet nurse CPD online lecture examines IV catheter placement to gain vascular access in detail. It discusses selection and type of IV catheter and routine peripheral vein placement.  It goes on to discuss central IV access using the seldinger techinque, and then also looks at intraosseus infusion. It also discusses maintenance and possible complications involved in vascular access.

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