New developments in fluid therapy and how they should change our practice 1 CPD Points


There are far fewer indications for colloids and fluid restriction may have significant benefits in some situations.

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15 May 2019 to 19 Jun 2019
Non-Member $ 75.00
Small Animal - Full Member $ 0.00


Dr Dez Hughes
Dez grew up in Sunderland in North-east England then went to vet school in Liverpool, UK. He completed his internship and ECC residency at University of Pennsylvania. He was ACVECC board certified in 1994 then worked in Penn’s Emergency Service for the next 7 years. In 2001 he returned to England to set up the ECC service at the Royal Veterinary College where I also ran their small animal internship and ECC residency programmes. Dez has served as an AVCECC Regent, VECCS Board Member, IVECCS Proceedings Editor and was Founding President of EVECCS. In 2007 Dez moved to Australia and worked initially as an ECC consultant and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Massey University, NZ teaching an online course in Emergency and Critical Care. In 2011 he took up his current job as head of the ECC service at the University of Melbourne. His long standing clinical and research interests are transvascular fluid homeostasis, fluid therapy and the treatment and monitoring of shock, especially lactate.

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Registration closes 4pm AEST Wed 19/06/19

New developments in fluid therapy and how they should change our practice

Start: 19 June 2019, 8:00PM
End: 19 June 2019, 9:00PM
(VIC time)
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Linda North