2017 Veterinary Technician Proceedings

Don't Be Traumatized By Traumas

Megan Brashear, BS, CVT, VTS (ECC)

NAVC Conference Proceedings 2017 Veterinary Technician DON’T BE TRAUMATIZED BY TRAUMAS Megan Brashear, BS, CVT, VTS (ECC) VCA Northwest Veterinary SpecialistsClackamas, Oregon The first step to dealing with any emergency, but especially trauma emergencies, is preparation. Not everyone needs to have a large crash cart and trauma bay in their hospital, but they need to have a small area dedicated to quick response and treatment. Put together a small crash cart, have your monitoring...

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REFERENCE:

1. Creedon, Jamie M. Burkitt., and Harold Davis. Advanced Monitoring and Procedures for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

2. Lichtenberger, Marla, DVM, DACVECC. “Treatment Priorities in Trauma: A Case Based Approach.” 17th IVECCS. Texas, San Antonio. 91-93.

3. Lichtenberger, Marla, DVM, DACVECC. “Treatment Priorities in Trauma: Preparing Your Team for the ABCs.” 17th IVECCS. Texas, San Antonio. N87-89.

4. Norkus, Christopher L. Veterinary Technician’s Manual for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

5. Silverstein, Deborah C., and Kate Hopper. Small Animal Critical Care Medicine. St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier, 2009.

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