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Excerpted from our compilation of Theater Trauma System Clinical Practice Guidelines produced by the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, this ebook presents guidelines for canine resuscitation and the clinical management of military working dogs.

Military Working Dogs (MWDs) represent a powerful asset to military police, Special Forces units, and others working in today's combat environment. Expectations are high that these dogs, if injured, will receive a high level of resuscitative care at the Echelon II and III, where the presence of a trained veterinarian is uncommon. Canines differ in anatomy and physiology in comparison to the injured adult human. Knowledge of key differences will assist the physician in resuscitating and stabilizing injured MWDs prior to transport to veterinary care. Physicians should only perform medical or surgical procedures necessary to correct life-threatening issues and to prepare the MWD for MEDEVAC.

Contents of the clinical management guideline include:

Normal Clinical Parameters for Military Working Dogs

Emergency Airway Management In Military Working Dogs

Management of Penetrating Chest Wounds And Respiratory Distress In Military Working Dogs

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) of Military Working Dogs

Management of Shock In Military Working Dogs

Management of Abdominal Trauma In Military Working Dogs

Management of Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus Syndrome In Military Working Dogs

Management of Environmental Injuries In Military Working Dogs

Management of Long Bone Fractures In Military Working Dogs

Wound Management In Military Working Dogs

Management of Ocular Injuries In Military Working Dogs

Analgesia and Anesthesia for Military Working Dogs

Management of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) And Acute Spinal Cord Injury (ASCI) in Military Working Dogs

Management of Canine Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-Like Syndrome

Management of Training Aid Toxicoses In Military Working Dogs

Euthanasia of Military Working Dogs

After-Action Review of Military Working Dog Emergent Care

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