The intensive care sessions at NVC 2019 will be focused on cardiorespiratory physiology and hemodynamics. For three days, we will be reviewing in detail such sophisticated issues as blood circulation, heart and lungs performance, oxygen delivery and utilization.
Our expert, Doctor Bernard (Berny) Hansen is one of the founders of the contemporary veterinary intensive care. He has been involved in practical and research work for 40 years and has trained a large number of residents and interns. He is Associate Professor and Director, ICU, Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care at NC State University, one of the major veterinary medicine research centers globally. Dr. Hansen is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He is one of the key teachers of Cardiorespiratory Bootcamp – the annual cardiorespiratory physiology advanced course for ACVECC residents in the USA.
This year, we plan to present the draft concerted recommendations of the Colleague of Veterinary Specialists and the Society of Veterinary Anesthesia “The Institute for Development of Veterinary Intensive Care, Anesthesiology and Critical Care – VITAR” based on analysis of all available information on two subjects – planned infusion therapy and use of glucocorticoids in emergency and intensive care. We invite all veterinary specialists who have experience in reading and analysis of primary sources to work on the recommendations. Artem Pavlyuchenko is the coordinator for the infusion therapy part, Anna Maltseva is the coordinator for the steroid part.