CPD Circle

Internal Medicine Vet Nurse Webinar – Anaemia in Dogs and Cats

This free CPD webinar for Veterinary Nurses is presented by Eva Buresova (EBVS European Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine) and produced by Davies Veterinary Specialists. We hear about anaemia in dogs and cats:

  • What is anaemia?
  • Causes of anaemia
  • Haematocrit (HCT) and Packed Cell Volume (PCV)
  • Physical Examination – including a common mistake in checking the mucosa in cats
  • Regenerative, Pre-Regenerative and Non-Regenerative Anaemia
  • Blood Loss vs Haemolysis
  • Bleeding due to: – Tauma – Clotting disorder – Thrombocytopenia – Coagulopathy – Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Immune-Mediated Haemolytic Anaemia (IMHA)
  • Oxidative injury – Zinc ingestion – Paracetamol in cats – Onions in dogs
  • Babesia and Mycoplasma
  • When to give a blood transfusion
  • Patient Monitoring and CALL parameters