Abdominal Trauma (1820)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Emergency/Critical Care
Saturday |  9:00 AM -  9:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||302BC



Aratana Therapeutics

Todd Duffy, DVM, DACVECC graduated from University of Illinois – College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Graduation was followed by an internship and an Emergency and Critical Care residency at the Animal Emergency Center in Glendale, WI. In addition to having worked in several large, emergency and multi-specialty hospitals, Dr. Duffy remains active with manuscript reviews, lecturing, and was a contributor to the first ever RECOVER CPR guidelines. Dr. Duffy has special interests in fluid therapy, antibiotic stewardship, patient safety, as well as analgesia and managing anesthesia for critical patients. He currently works for Aratana Therapeutics, is a consultant for Compassionate Heart, and provides locum clinical work.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 2


Many abdominal traumas manifest in occult injuries early after the incident. Early detection allows for more complete patient care and limits clinical deterioration of the patient, when other, more obvious injuries are present.

Learning Objectives

1. Learn common conditions associated with abdominal trauma.

2. Learn how to treat pathology associated with abdominal trauma.

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