Develop your knowledge and understanding of assessing liver function in dogs. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Investigating liver disease course bundle.
This module looks at clinical examination, routine blood sample analysis, dynamic function testing, and other test of liver function in dogs
Clinical examination – small part of liver function assessment, but may indicate disease
Routine blood sample analysis – serum protein, urea, glucose, bilirubin
Dynamic liver function testing – bile acid stimulation test
Other test of liver function – clotting parameters, ammonia, ascetic fluid analysis, plasma protein C activity, imaging.
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This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Canis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.