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


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.

Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of the theroetical basics of fluid therapy.
  • An understanding of the basics of fluid therapy in practice.


Louise O’Dwyer MBA BSc(Hons) VTS(ECC) DipAVN(Medical, Surgical) RVN


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