Breathe Easy: Managing The BOAS Patient
Royal Veterinary College
Date: Wednesday 19th June, 2024 - Wednesday 19th June, 2024
Start time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Brachycephalic obstructive breathing syndrome (BOAS) – medical, anaesthetic and surgical management
Brachycephalic airway surgery - staphylectomy, rhinoplasty, tonsillectomy
Brachycephalic upper airway obstruction emergency management
About this course
This course is scheduled to run on Wednesday 19th June 2024 but the date may be required to change due to ongoing building works, please register your interest with us and we will contact you once the course is bookable.
Would you like to enhance your skills in managing high risk patients with upper airway obstruction?
Brachycephalic dogs and cats are increasingly popular pets and can be extremely challenging to manage in the hospital environment. They are high-risk patients and require special techniques to care for them. This is a multi-disciplinary lecture and practical course. There will be lectures from specialists in emergency and critical care, anaesthesia and surgery. We will discuss tips and tricks for managing these patients smoothly and enable you to be in the best possible position to reduce the risks for them and alleviate their owners’ and your own fears and stress.
The course will also have a cadaver practical allowing delegates to review and practice surgical techniques such as wedge resection rhinoplasty, partial staphylectomy, folded flap palatoplasty and temporary tracheostomy tube placement. In addition we will discuss post-operative recovery and how best to manage these patients when hospitalised.
Why do this course?
This course is ideal if you would like to enhance the care you and your team can offer these challenging cases. It would be useful for general practitioners as well as vets with a special interest in emergency cases, anaesthesia and surgery.
Who is it for?
Stefano Cortellini, DVM MVetMed DipACVECC DipECVECC FHEA MRCVSSenior Lecturer in Emergency and Critical CareThe Royal Veterinary College<br /> Carolina Palacios Jimenez, DVM CertVA PGCertVetEd PhD DipECVAA MRCVSLecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia and AnalgesiaThe Royal Veterinary College<br /> Lynda Rutherford, BVMS MVetMed DipECVS PGCertVetEd FHEA MRCVSLecturer in Small Animal SurgeryThe Royal Veterinary College
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