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Shock Due to Decrease in Circulation in Dogs

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Treatment

 

Treatment is usually administered on an inpatient basis. Immediately, fluid therapy will be given to your cat in order to increase circulation volume and flow.

 

In order to ensure a successful recovery, ongoing monitoring of your cat's heart rate, pulse, respiratory rate, urine output and body temperature will be taken to. Also, therapeutic steps will be taken to restore your cat's blood volume and circulation levels.

 

If your cat's body temperature has dropped severely, warming techniques will be used immediately.

 

Living and Management

 

There are several possible complications of this medical condition, including electrolyte disturbances, anemia, low protein levels (hypoproteinemia), abnormal cardiac rhythms, and cardiac arrest.

 

Prevention

 

There are no known preventative measures for this medical condition.

 

 

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