Can Vet J 2021 Aug;62(8):839-842
Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, Massachusetts 01536, USA (Rozanski, Lemieux); University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine - Small Animal Clinical Sciences, 2015 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32608, USA (Buckley); University of Pennsylvania - Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, 3900 Delancey Street, Ryan Veterinary Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA (Chalifoux, Silverstein); Canada West Veterinary Specialists Ringgold standard institution, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Kennedy); North Carolina State University Ringgold standard institution - College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (Lynch, Tracy); College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University System Ringgold standard institution, College Station, Texas, USA (Rutter).
The medical records of 59 puppies from 6 hospitals undergoing mechanical ventilation (MV) between 2006 and 2020 were reviewed to describe the signalment, underlying disease, duration of ventilation, and outcome. The most common underlying diseases were pneumonia ( = 18), non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema ( = 16), and trauma ( = 8). Twenty-six (44%) puppies were weaned from the ventilator. Read More