Similar to their human counterparts, neonatal puppies and kittens have physiologic parameters that differ from those of adults. Thus puppies and kittens require monitoring and treatment specific to their unique biochemistry and physiology. Knowledge of these differences becomes even more important when treatment decisions for life-threatening conditions, such as hypovolemia or respiratory distress, must be made quickly.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian|
|State||Published - Apr 1 2000|
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