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Keys to Managing Arrhythmias in the Ferret

Date: June 21, 2012

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I ausculted an arrhythmia in my ferret patient.

Now what?!

Go to NEW Presenting problem: Cardiac Dysrhythmia in the Ferret for helpful tips.

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Tacy Rupp, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM (Cardiology)

Cardiac Dysrhythmia in the Ferret was reviewed by Tacy Rupp, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM (Cardiology). Dr. Rupp owns Veterinary Cardiopulmonary Care Center in southern Florida and her practice is devoted exclusively to veterinary cardiology and pulmonary medicine.

Patient Restraint and ECG Results

Restraint techniques can affect ECG results. Do you...

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  • Scruff and stretch in right lateral recumbency?
  • Sedate or anesthetize?

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