Extended patient care report for anaesthetic management of a patient undergoing ovariohysterectomy for pyometra

Alison Devonshire
Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Pyometra in the bitch may still be a relatively common pathological condition seen within general practice and many veterinary nurses will be familiar with the general nursing requirements for such cases. This article highlights the need for veterinary nurses to consider the various body systems affected by not only the condition itself but also potential pre-existing anatomical conformations relating to breed or body score. This article details the nursing care provided to an obese, bracycephalic bitch during the pre, peri and post-anaesthestic period of ovariohysterectomy to correct a pyometra.

Extended patient care report for anaesthetic management of a patient undergoing ovariohysterectomy for pyometra
Extended patient care report for anaesthetic management of a patient undergoing ovariohysterectomy for pyometra

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