Anaesthesia Update – Paediatrics and Geriatrics
126 Addington Road
This day course for veterinary nurses will discuss all the considerations and challenges faced when anaesthetising both the very young and very old canine and feline patients. The day will include the physiological differences in the extremes of age, preparation & planning for anaesthesia, the drugs, monitoring and recovery, as well as the management of commonly encountered illnesses and conditions associated with extremes of age.
Specific areas to be covered.
– Diabetes mellitus
– Heart disease
– Renal disease
– Liver disease
– Corneal lacerations (cat scratches)
– Intussusceptions and intestinal foreign bodies
– Congenital heart disease, such as PDA