Acute Management of Burns and Smoke Inhalation in the Dog

Speaker: Elizabeth Thomovsky

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Acute Management of Burns and Smoke Inhalation in the Dog


Join us for a case-based discussion of the basics of burn and smoke inhalation management in a dog.  The presentation includes a reminder of the categorization of burns as well as treatment approaches associated with each category.  The do’s and do not’s of smoke inhalation are also discussed to help with decision making in these types of cases.

Learning objectives

  1. The attendee should understand the categorization of burns relative to the severity of the burn.
  2. The attendee should be able to describe the amount of surface area injured by the burn.
  3. The attendee should understand what medications are required for basic burn management.
  4. The attendee should be able to describe the four types of injury that can occur secondary to smoke inhalation.
  5. The attendee should understand the basic emergent treatment of smoke inhalation.