Oxygen Therapy in Small Animals: A Review
Pinaki Samal Dayanidhi Jena Amit Raj Gupta
Vol 8(2), 56-64
Oxygen therapy is one of the most sought medical cares in emergency health services for various cardiopulmonary disorders like dyspnoea, shock, sepsis, SIRs, head trauma and so on. It is a life-saving therapy for a patient struggling for breathing and also for cardiovascular resuscitation. With the advancement of time and development of newer techniques, it has been quite easier for the veterinarians to treat patients suffering from respiratory challenges related to cardiovascular resuscitation, albeit limited to small animals at present. The primary technique by which oxygen therapy is instituted to one patient includes invasive and non-invasive method. This article reviews the recent updates on the oxygen therapy in veterinary patients.
Keywords : Hypoxia Oxygen Therapy Oxygen Mask Pulse-oximetry
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