Vet BLUE® for Introduction to Lung Ultrasound and Its Use for Small Animal and COVID-19 Pneumonia

What is Vet BLUE®?

FAST is an acronym that stands for Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma. It is an ultrasound exam developed by trauma surgeons (yes trauma surgeons) in the 1990s and used in people as a screening test for the detection of free fluid in the abdominal cavity, ascites, and the pleural cavity including pleural effusion and pericardial effusion.  In 2004 the translational study from humans to dogs was published by Boysen and colleagues out of Tufts.

VIDEO: How to Prepare for the Operating Room

Whether you’re a vet or a vet tech, stepping into an operating room for the first time may seem daunting. It doesn’t have to be! You already have all of the technical knowledge necessary to prepare an operating room successfully, but there are some nuances that you don’t want to forget. In this video, you’ll…

Esophageal Obstruction in the Horse

Esophageal Obstruction in the Horse

Dr. Amelia Munsterman reviews the diagnosis and management of esophageal obstruction in horses. She discusses esophageal anatomy and pathophysiology of obstruction, and she also provides tips for managing common sequelae and for preventing recurrence. Course Handout Course Details