PHOTOS 1-2: In paediatrics incubators are used for sick puppies and kittens for external warming, oxygen supplementation and air humidification. Incubators can be used in critical care to increase the inspired oxygen concentration and it allows observation and treatment of the patient at the same time.
REFERENCES: PHOTOS 1-2: 1. Hoskins, JD 2001, ‘Veterinary pediatrics : dogs and cats from birth to six months’, 3rd ed., W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, pp.62-63. 2. King, L & Hammond, R (eds) 1999, ‘BSAVA manual of canine and feline emergency and critical care’, British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Cheltenham, pp. 311-312.
Metadata assigned by Dr. M. van Schoor, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies