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As part of our Christmas giveaways, we're giving you a free online CPD module covering chocolate poisoning!  

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Vetstream Ltd have announced the arrival of a very comprehensive range of CPD/CE eLearning Modules on soft tissue surgery and surgical oncology on Vetacademy from Professor John Berg DVM DACVS, from Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.  Available as 42 individual topics, or in 7 ready-to-go and discounted bundles, the online CPD/CE is presented by Prof. Berg in the form of detailed video and audio modules. Each module is accompanied by a quiz enabling learners to check their understanding and if they achieve the required pass mark, will be provided with a printable certificate to prove their achievement for CPD/CE Records.The...

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is indicated for any patient that is unresponsive or apnoeic or if a pulse cannot be identified in the patient. The success rate of CPR to return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) is between 30-45%, however discharge from hospital is <5%.  A full cycle of Basic Life Support is 2 minutes long and focuses on ABC: Airway, breathing and circulation.  Airway: visualize airway and place endotracheal tube.  Breathing: ventilate with oxygen at 10 breaths per minute. Ventilation can be achieved with an anaesthetic circuit although an ambu bag is preferred.  Circulation: with patient in lateral recumbency, begin cardiac compressions at...

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