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Tag Archives: Blood transfusion

Mixed practice keeps you on your toes

March 11, 2012

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I sure love mixed practice. I have been treating a myriad of cases lately from birdies to doggies and kitty cats. I also received a phone call from one of my favourite clients giving me┬áthe heads up that her cows are due to start calving. She had a bad season last year requiring us to […]

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Right back into it :-)

December 18, 2011

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I was pretty excited about going back to work. I really missed doing what I do best: ‘treating my sweet patients’. I was scheduled to do surgeries that morning and I did not have much on. I first had to desex ‘Milky‘. She was found to be in season and her uterus was fairly enlarged […]

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Has your dog suddenly slowed down?

December 12, 2011

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Time is flying by and I am experiencing life in a whole new dimension. For the past couple of weeks, I have been through some tough times. I am feeling very homesick especially because I know I am missing out on a huge family reunion. My adorable nephew is visiting his grandparents and is being […]

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Atypical bleeding cases continued…

September 26, 2011

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Getting back to my interesting anaemic case load. I was still mentally trying to get my head around ‘Myff‘ and what I could have done better in her management, then I admitted another seriously anaemic patient. The owner brought in ‘Cass’, her 12-year-old female desexed labrador cross that had crashed overnight. The owner said ‘Cass’ […]

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Jinxed with atypical bleeding cases

September 25, 2011

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I really don’t know what I did to deserve so many complicated bleeding cases over the past two weeks. I was starting to think that our in-house blood machine was not working because every case I handled seemed to be suffering from anaemia (low red blood cell count). I had to collect blood from a […]

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