Perioperative Assessment of Respiratory Status in the Small Animal Patient
This lecture has been RACE Approved for 1 CE hour for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
- Learn which aspects of the physical exam, patient’s history, and diagnostics are the most salient for assessing respiratory function and capability.
- Discuss anesthetic protocols for patients with respiratory disease. Review the use of anesthetic monitoring equipment to evaluate and diagnose respiratory function.
- Learn how to identify and manage respiratory emergencies under anesthesia.
- Discuss post-anesthetic recoveries to improve morbidity and mortality associated with recovering patients with respiratory compromise.