Veterinary Career Services is proud to offer this important Webinar: Sepsis and Septic Shock “Treatment” – What treatment options are available for veterinary patients? with Dr. Christopher G. Byers, DVM, DACVECC, DACVIM (SAIM), CVJ on Tuesday, October 4th at 12:00 Noon.
In this lecture learn more about:
- Fluid resuscitation to improve / normalize cardiac output, vital organ perfusion, and blood pressure by targeting endpoints on resuscitation
- The potential risks of administering certain hydroxyethylstarches, including acute kidney injury and coagulation abnormalities
- Early antimicrobial therapy is critical for survival and should not be withheld pending culture results
- Early enteral support should be provided whenever possible.
Christopher G. Byers, DVM, DACVECC, DACVIM (SAIM), CVJ
Dr. Byers is the Medical Director at VCA MidWest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his BS degree in Animal Sciences from Colorado State University, and his DVM from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He is board-certified in small animal emergency and critical care, as well as small animal internal medicine. He is also a Certified Veterinary Journalist in the American Society of Veterinary Journalists. Dr. Byers enjoys clinical research and his current areas of interest include immune-mediated diseases and abdominal compartment syndrome. He publishes a weekly blog for pet owners: CriticalCareDVM.com with the sole purpose of educating pet parents about the benefits of partnering with board-certified veterinary specialists. He has co-authored the textbook, Handbook of Veterinary Emergency Protocols: Dog and Cat.
Please Note: If you are unable to attend this great event, I will be happy to send you a copy of the recording! ~ Laura