During this 20 minute online tutorial, we will discuss the importance of managing body temperature and strategies to prevent hypothermia. We will define hypothermia and look at ways animals lose heat and how hypothermia may affect general anaesthesia including the long term effects of hypothermia. Towards the end of the presentation we will also discuss various warming devices and the advantages and disadvantages of them.
Louise Dale VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), A1 Assessor, RVN
This tutorial is worth 20 minutes CPD.
Course notes written by Louise Dale are available to accompany this tutorial.