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: Wednesday, 17th February 2021
Paper summary: Intramuscular butorphanol/alfaxalone combination for sedation of cats prior to echocardiography
The sedation of cats prior to cardiac examination requires a drug protocol that has minimal effects on the cardiovascular system. This study examined a combination of butorphanol and alfaxalone administered intramuscularly on echocardiographic assessment and on cardiovascular function.
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.
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.