Unraveling Anemia starting with a manual reticulocyte count, which can be
easily done in your practice if you don't have access to same day lab results. Automated
counts are rarely reliable.
Bone Marrow collection (video and slide show demo) and slide preparation (dry
lab) techniques. If you can place an IM pin, you can get bone marrow. It is much easier than you
think... the secret is in preparing the slides.
IMHA (Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia) and ITP (Immune Mediated
Thrombocytopenia). How to increase the treatment success and long term survival of these
patients. Did you know that most IMHA patients present for GI upset, often prior to developing anemia?
Unexplained Bleeding, Bruising, or
Petechiae. How to work up and treat these patients. Included is a handy
dandy diagnostic chart for interpreting coag tests and bleeding times.
Splenomegaly How to work up and treat
these patients and recognize it's not always hemangiosarcoma. When is aspirating the spleen safe,
and when is it risky?
Blood Typing (Dry Lab). Bring blood samples (EDTA blood)
from your canine and feline blood donors to have them blood typed . Do you know which blood types
are acceptable for donor cats and dogs?
Affordable Plasma. Learn to harvest
your own plasma in your clinic, to have it ready for treatment of parvovirus, pancreatitis,
Transfusion Medicine in dogs and cats.
Learn how much, how often, and how fast?
Performing the major Cross-Match (Dry Lab) Learn to
perform this quickly and effectively in your clinic, with a kit.
Using central Intravenous Lines in general practice.
Did you know you can draw blood samples out of your patients multiple times daily
with no patient restraint?