A care report of a feline sacroiliac and coxofemoral luxation following a road traffic accident

Claire Thomas
May 2012

This article describes the nursing care provided to an elderly domestic short haired cat with a fractured pelvis following a road traffic accident. It is essential to consider the entire animal when presented with a fracture case owing to the high incidence of shock, pain and additional soft tissue injuries. Analgesia and shock therapy treatment commenced immediately and post surgery intense nursing care and physiotherapy began to allow the patient the best chance to make a full recovery.

A care report of a feline sacroiliac and coxofemoral luxation following a road traffic accident
A care report of a feline sacroiliac and coxofemoral luxation following a road traffic accident

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