1320 How to Manage Liver and Pancreatic Diseases in Practice

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About the course

Management of liver and pancreatic disease can be challenging in first opinion practice. Patient management raises many questions that you need to answer to make appropriate decisions. For example, are steroids indicated in the treatment of liver disease? Do all cats with liver disease require antibiotics? What is the optimal diet for an animal with chronic liver disease? How should you manage a patient with acute necrotising pancreatitis? This course will address these, and many other questions, whilst also discussing the major diseases that affect the liver and pancreas in dogs and cats, and current treatment recommendations.

What you’ll learn:

  • Causes of liver disease in dogs and cats and how to reach a diagnosis
  • How to manage liver disease in dogs and cats including choosing drugs and diet
  • How to conquer the diagnostic challenge of pancreatic disease in dogs and cats
  • How to manage acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • The best treatment for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency

Course Tutor: Nick Bexfield BVetMed PhD DSAM DipECVIM-CA FSB AFHEA MRCVS

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