Nursing Hospitalised Rabbits

Abstract

This lecture focuses on the practical nursing of hospitalised rabbits.  It takes a detailed look at housingand environment, exercise and mobility, nutrition and supportive feeding, medicating and handling, hydration, recognising pain, placing a naso-oesophageal feeding tube and monitoring using urinalysis and blood glucose levels.

 

Learning outcomes

  •      Understanding of the special requirements for nursing rabbits in practice
  •      Knowledge of the most effective ways of nursing hospitalised rabbits
  •      Confidence in successfully nursing rabbits back to health

Author

Claire Speight A1 Clinical Coach RVN C&G Cert Nursing Exotic Species MBVNA

Notes

For more information about rabbit care see www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk and www.fatfluffs.com

This is an Accessible lecture.  It  can be viewed without the need for sound.

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