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Damage Control Surgery

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About the webinar

Damage control surgery is a precise and targeted surgical intervention, performed in the emergency trauma patient, with two specific goals – to stop bleeding, and to reduce bacterial contamination of the abdomen. Join us for this FREE lecture, where we’ll review what we know about this surgery – the risks, the potential benefits, and the evidence behind the technique – so you know if it is right for your patient or not!

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This free webinar starts at 19:30 AEDT on October 19, 2022.

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BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Stud MACVSc (Vet. Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs)

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Trauma in the Small Animal Patient Vet Education 2022
Trauma in the Small Animal Patient– a 4-week RACE-approved interactive online course, starting 31st October 2022! This 4-week online course will approach the trauma patient from the standpoint of emergency management. You will learn the latest in the management of respiratory tract trauma, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, urinary tract trauma, emergency fracture and wound management and more. Full of practical recommendations, you’ll get the very latest in management strategies, to give your trauma patient the best chance of survival.
The course is RACE-approved for 20 CE credits. Click on the link below to find out more about the course!

Dr Philip Judge

BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Stud MACVSc (Vet Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs)
Philip graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 1992, and spent 7 years in small animal practice before undertaking a residency in veterinary emergency and critical care at the University of Melbourne in 1998. Following his residency, Philip worked for nearly 6 years at the Animal Emergency Centre in Melbourne, becoming the Senior Veterinarian at the centre in 2004. In 2006, Philip undertook a 1-year surgical externship before moving to Townsville to take up the position of Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care at JCU.
Philip is also co-founder, and director of Vet Education Pty Ltd ( – one of Australia’s leading providers of online continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary nurses.

Philip has published numerous manuals and guides concerning emergency medicine, and is a published author in snake envenomation in peer reviewed literature. Philip is also a founding scientific advisory committee member of SnakeMap, a project designed to improve our understanding of snake envenomation in dogs and cats in Australia.

Philips key interests in veterinary science include respiratory emergencies, ventilation therapy, emergency management of the trauma patient, emergency surgery and envenomations and toxicology.