Anaesthesia for the patient with endocrine disease
This session will focus on patients with endocrine disease, in particular diabetes mellitus, hyperadrencorticism and feline hyperthyroidism. It will provide an overview of the pathophysiological background of each disease. The considerations for anaesthetising these patients will be explained and peri-anaesthetic management discussed.
- Understand pathophysiology of selected endocrine diseases
- Understand considerations for anaesthetising patients with endocrine disease
- Know anaesthetic management and drug choices for patient with endocrine disease.