How to Deal with the Poisoned Patient (Half Day)
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Toxicological emergencies are very common within veterinary practice and early treatment is vital in gaining a successful outcome for these patients.
This course will look at dealing with these cases; from the first stage of advice during the initial telephone call to the practice, through to the treatment of the most commonly seen poisonings including:
- The latest recommendations for initial gastrointestinal decontamination
- When and how to use advanced decontamination techniques including lipid therapy and gastric lavage
- Approach to the patient with neurologic signs of toxicity including specific nursing interventions
- Updates on the management of some of the most common toxicities seen in practice including NSAIDs, chocolate, anticoagulant rodenticides and more!