Conservation Veterinary nursing in Vietnam – Wound management in the Sunda pangolin, Manis javanica Sophie…
12 year old female dog presented in shock, severe pain, swelling and bruising after being attacked by a pack of dogs.
Duration Of Photizo Treatment:
All feared for the life of this patient, not to mention the possible necrosis and corrective surgery that was to be needed afterwards. The patient was placed on a drip, opioid analgesia and antibiotics administered systemically and phototherapy was started immediately. Phototherapy was done once a day, for 3 minutes.
Condition After Photizo:
24 hours and 1 phototherapy session later, the skin was still bruised but the patient was in far less pain, the skin showed no sign of necrosis and the swelling had subsided. 4 Days and 3 phototherapy sessions later the patient was almost fully recovered with no sign of bruising or necrosis.
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