This lecture is intended to discuss the concerns of hypothermia and heatstroke. Discuss the pathophysiology of hypothermia, including mechanisms for heat loss, systemic effects, and treatment. Discuss the pathophysiology of heatstroke, including differentiation from pyrexia, the mechanisms for heat gain, systemic effects, treatment, and nursing care.
Emergency and Critical Care
Presented by Courtney Waxman, CVT, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Instructional Technologist at Purdue University
Presented at New York Vet 2019
Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater