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Heatstroke in a military working dog.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23277443     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Military working dogs are often trained and/or worked in locations where the environment is rigorous and austere. Knowledge of training conditions, environmental risks, and appropriate treatment of environmental injuries is essential for the Veterinary Corps officer (VCO). As military practitioners, VCOs are potentially placed in situations where quickly recognizing environmental emergencies, such as heatstroke, and initiating treatment or evacuation is essential. A recent clinical case of heatstroke is presented, along with a review of the most current literature regarding treatment of heat-related injury in veterinary patients.
Miranda Andress; Michelle E Goodnight
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  U.S. Army Medical Department journal     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1524-0436     ISO Abbreviation:  US Army Med Dep J     Publication Date:    2013 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-01     Completed Date:  2013-03-04     Revised Date:  2013-06-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9617037     Medline TA:  US Army Med Dep J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  34-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Fort Bragg Veterinary Center, Fort Bragg, NC, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Dog Diseases / diagnosis,  physiopathology*,  therapy*
Fatal Outcome
Heat Stroke / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  therapy,  veterinary*
North Carolina
Risk Factors
United States
Veterinary Service, Military
Erratum In:
US Army Med Dep J. 2013 Apr-Jun:97

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