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Pets Will Die As Vets Are Urged to Lend Medical Supplies Out During Coronavirus


Pets Will Die As Vets Are Urged to Lend Medical Supplies Out During Coronavirus |

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In the UK and Austalia, vets have been urged to lend their NHS compatible human ventilators to health workers to help save coronavirus patients.

Vets also have many other equipment that can be used on humans and to help the NHS. These equipment include monitors, anaesthetic machines and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Pets can only use these equipment if there is an emergency because of the coronavirus crisis.

So, there is little to no veterinary care for pets who may need medical attention.

Therefore, the wellbeing of many pets is at risk.

Pets Will Die As Vets Are Urged to Lend Medical Supplies Out During Coronavirus |
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In the UK, one of the vets named Claire works in an animal practice that consists of seven vets, nurses, receptionists, nursing assistants, and staff.

Most of the equipment that they have been used to perform surgery. But, they don’t have ventilators because most of the anesthetics that they use don’t require them.

Because of the coronavirus, Claire and the vets are advised to only treat animals that are emergencies or are going to become emergencies in the next three weeks.

Even though they aren’t short in any supplies, the vets believe with time their medical equipment will be needed to save humans.

They also believe that some of the drugs that they use on pets can also be used on humans so the animals will be left with their pain and condition.

Pets Will Die As Vets Are Urged to Lend Medical Supplies Out During Coronavirus |
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As a consequence, many pets will die because of the lack of medical supplies that were needed to save them.

However, Claire believes that they have to commit to saving people under any condition.

In Australia, they are also dependent on veterinary ventilator so they can save humans.

“Many ventilator models used by vets are exactly the same as the machines used in human hospitals, which means the intensivists are already familiar with their use. They just need to know where to find them,” said Dr Julie Strous, executive director of the veterinary council.  

“Having the vet ventilator inventory ready to go means the doctors are well-prepared should the need arise. It’s better to have too many machines than not enough.” Dr. Julir Strous added

So, vets hospitals in Australia were contacted to know information about the ventilators in order for their veterinary ventilators to be reserved by hospitals combating the coronavirus.

Pet owners are advised to try as much as possible to keep their pets safe and out of harm’s way.

They are advised to wash their hands before and after handling their pets so they don’t get infected with coronavirus if any pet owner has it.

Pet owners are also advised to keep surfaces that pets contact such as crates and feeding areas clean so they are at a lower risk of getting infected.

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