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Journal July 2009 (Vol 31, No 7)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Limited Fluid Volume Resuscitation CE Article #1

1. In healthy cats and dogs, how much of the body's total fluid is within the intravascular space?
2. When isotonic crystalloids are used alone for fluid resuscitation, approximately how much of the administered fluid remains within the intravascular space after 1 hour?
3. In clinical studies, higher doses of synthetic colloids caused all of the following hemostatic changes except
4. Which statement regarding synthetic colloids is true?
5. The recommended dose of 7.2% HS for an animal in shock is ________ mL/kg.
6. HS is not contraindicated in which condition?
7. Approximately how long do the resuscitative effects of 7.2% HS alone last?
8. Which is not a benefit of HS administration?
9. Which statement regarding HS-colloid combinations is true?
10. Which statement regarding Oxyglobin is true?
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