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Emergency Care and Treatment

Creating the Trauma Initiative for Cats

Creating the Trauma Initiative for Cats

In serious emergencies, do you know which veterinary hospital is best equipped to help save your cat's life? A new online system will be able to help.

For some 50 years, there have been guidelines in human medicine for what constitutes a level I trauma center and what constitutes a level II trauma center (as well as levels III, IV and V). A level II center may not have the staff expertise or the equipment to perform cardiac surgery or put a patient on a dialysis machine. A level I center would because it’s top tier.

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