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Category: Trauma Support Best Practices

Trauma Call Phone Triage Flowchart
Looking for a quick "cheat sheet" for your reception desk and call center staff to effectively manage calls from often frantic clients with emergent pet trauma? The Trauma Support Team crafted an easy-to-read algorithm/flow chart to help provide standards to direct conversation and manage next...

February 5, 2024

Safely moving an injured pet

October 17, 2023

Common Summertime Environmental Emergencies
Commone summertime environmental trauma emergencies...

October 17, 2023

Autologous Blood Transfusions
Autologous blood transfusions consist of harvesting blood from a patient to administer back to them intravenously. Some cases where this method would be useful are: Hemoabdomen or hemothorax from trauma. Post operative bleeds Splenic rupture from GDV Coagulopathies (inherited or rodenticide) To see if the...

April 20, 2023

Thoracocentesis can be both diagnostic and therapeutic for patients in respiratory distress to help relieve pleural effusion or a pneumothorax....

November 9, 2022

Crash Cart Checklist
The following items should be kept in the crash area to be accessed immediately in response to an emergency situation. Items should be no more than a few steps away or within arm’s reach....

September 16, 2022