Our paediatric patients deserve the best start to life, so when anaesthesia is required, it is vital to understand that their physiology is different from our adult patients. Continue reading to find out more.
Miranda graduated from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Biology and a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. She worked for a year and a half in a predominately small animal clinic in rural South Australia, before returning home to Perth to work another 6 months in general practice. Miranda spent the next few years working in a casual capacity in emergency and critical care, general practice, as well as in retail.
She returned to Murdoch University in 2015 to assist the Anaesthesia Team with teaching student surgical laboratories, before taking on an anaesthesia internship in 2016. Miranda joined the Jurox Technical Services Team in 2017.
Posted: Tuesday, 1st October 2019
Temperature Management in Sedated and Anaesthetised Patients
Hypothermia is a common complication of anaesthesia. This article examines the effects of hypothermia on our patients and the methods of maintaining heat in our patients.
Do heated intravenous fluids help keep our patients warm?
Researchers at the National School of Veterinary Medicine in France studied the clinical efficacy of heated intravenous fluids as a method of preventing hypothermia in cats. This article provides a summary of the research results.