Endocrine Diseases are some of the most common long term medical conditions that we see in veterinary practice and veterinary nurses play a key role in caring for these patients.
This learning series with Laura Jones explores the most common endocrine diseases seen in cats and dogs and details pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and nursing care for each disease process. The focus of this series is to highlight the nurses role in supporting these patients, not only during hospitalisation but also the long term care of the the patient.
This learning series explores the nurses role in caring for patients with endocrine disease, including endocrine emergencies such as Addisonian crisis and Diabetic ketoacidosis. Each disease process is explored and details the pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and nursing care.