592 - Thoracic Trauma
Saturday, September 10, 2016
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Thoracic trauma can be a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in horses. Thoracic trauma can result from axillary wounds, blunt or penetrating injuries, flail chest, rib fractures and pulmonary contusions, The topics discussed in this session will include the identification, emergency management, care and outcome of pneumothorax, hemothorax, pleural effusion, rib fractures and axillary wounds that can accompany thoracic trauma in horses.
Topic/Audience: LARGE ANIMAL
CE Credits: 1.0
Available To: All Attendees
Speakers(s)
Joanne Hardy, Dr.
Dr Hardy received her veterinary degree from the University of Montreal in Quebec, Canada. She completed a surgery residency at The Ohio State University and obtained board certification from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1991, after which she completed a PhD at OSU, in 1996. Dr Hardy was then hired on faculty where she headed the Large Animal Emergency Service until 2003. She received Board Certification from the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2001. In 2003, Dr Hardy was hired on faculty at Texas A&M University where she is part of the Large Animal Emergency and Critical Care Team. The service provides 24-hour year round emergency and critical care to large animal (predominantly equine) patients and teaching to veterinary students, interns and residents. Dr Hardy has developed a passion for herding sheepdogs, which she pursues in her spare time with her Border Collies.