Dr. Christopher Byers – Emergency Critical Care

About Christopher Byers DVM, ACVECC

Dr. Christopher G. Byers is a board-certified veterinary emergency & critical care and small animal internal medicine specialist, as well as a certified veterinary journalist, based in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his Bachelor of Science degree as a University Honors Scholar in Animal Sciences from Colorado State University and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University. Dr. Byers works as a teleconsultant in emergency/critical care and small animal internal medicine for VetCT. He is the Co-Editor of the textbook, Feline Emergency & Critical Care Medicine and has published chapters and articles in numerous textbooks and peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Byers also publishes a blog called CriticalCareDVM.com with goals to educate pet owners and promote the triad of care.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Cats
2. Pattern-Based Approach to Respiratory Distress
3. Practical Approach to the Acute Abdomen
4. Acute Pancreatitis in Dogs
5. Hyperadrenocorticism - Diagnosis & Management
6. Practical Diagnosis & Management of IMHA
7. Urethral Obstruction in Cats
8. Common Upper Airway Disorders
9. Pattern Recognition in Respiratory Distress
10. A Practical Approach to Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia
11. Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison’s disease)
12. The Problem of Persistent Puking
13. Remembering the Basics in treatment of shock
14. Delving into Diabetic Ketoacidosis
15. Feline Thyrotoxicosis
16. Fluid Therapy Update, including endothelial glycocalyx