Use of a real-time continuous glucose monitor in healthy dogs during anesthesia

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Show simple item record Bilicki, Kerry 2009-08-18T12:53:01Z 2009-08-18T12:53:01Z 2009-08-18T12:53:01Z
dc.description.abstract The use of continuous blood glucose monitors (CBGMs) has recently come into favor in human medicine for the control and monitoring of the diabetic patient. It allows for a higher degree of accuracy of the true glucose curve throughout a 72-hour period. With this information, physicians are better equipped to treat and manage diabetic patients. Recently, this modality has been verified for use in veterinary patients including cats and dogs. This is an excellent source of information, especially in the management of difficult to regulate veterinary patients. This device has potential for use in various applications, particularly for the monitoring of patients with various diseases under general anesthesia. In order to ensure accurate results do occur when an animal is under general anesthesia, the continuous blood glucose monitor was evaluated on apparently healthy patients under anesthesia for routine procedures such as ovariohysterectomies and orchiectomies. In this manner, the monitor was tested on anesthetized patients that had the potential to experience hypothermia, hypotension, and other anesthesia-associated complications that can be typical of patients that could benefit from the CGMS. en
dc.description.sponsorship University Small Research Grant; Kansas State University Interdepartmental Grant; Kansas State University Department of Clinical Sciences en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Kansas State University en
dc.subject Glucose en
dc.subject Monitor en
dc.subject Anesthesia en
dc.subject Dogs en
dc.subject Continuous en
dc.title Use of a real-time continuous glucose monitor in healthy dogs during anesthesia en
dc.type Thesis en Master of Science en
dc.description.level Masters en
dc.description.department Department of Clinical Sciences en
dc.description.advisor Thomas Schermerhorn en
dc.subject.umi Biology, Veterinary Science (0778) en 2009 en August en

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