CPD Circle

Back to basics: Temperature

In this podcast produced by the Veterinary Journal Club, Dr Bobbi Connor provides a useful overview of interpreting body temperature in veterinary clinical practice.

Body temperature tells us the balance between heat production and heat loss in our patients. But how do we differentiate exertion or exposure hyperthermia from a true fever?

What exactly is the difference from a physiological perspective? And how should each be dealt with in practice?