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Cardiovascular Emergencies

  • Vet Extra Ltd
  • Kit Sturgess MA, VetMB, PhD, CertVR, DSAM, CertVC, MRCVS RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Medicine
  • 24/03/2016 - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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  • Tel no: 01360 551623
  • Email : info@vet-extra.co.uk
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Price: ££300

1 St Andrews Drive

Near Glasgow


G68 0EW

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Cardiovascular disease is an essential part of first opinion practice. This course is highly practically orientated and focused to help you to recognise cardiovascular emergencies, differentiate them from diseases affecting other organ systems and be confident in your initial approach to treatment and stabilisation.

What you’ll learn:

Differential diagnosis of coughing, dyspnoea and collapse in dogs and cats

Practical considerations of CPCR

Managing hypotension and low venous return

Acute arrhythmias

Managing acute congestive heart failure in dogs and cats

Hypertensive crises

Cardiomyopathy and decompensated mitral valve disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Managing pericardial effusion

Embolic disease – what you can do

Feline aortic thromboembolism, pulmonary thromboembolism

Acute vasculitis – presentation and management

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