Combat Stress Reaction

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The acute psychological trauma experienced in combat environments which can lead to combat fatigue
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Once the calf is in shock, the only chance for saving him is to give large amounts of IV fluids, along with medication to combat shock. If you can reverse this condition before vital organs are shut down or seriously damaged, the calf may survive.
IV fluids and medications to combat shock are administered, then the veterinary team goes to work on shifting the stomach to its normal position and by performing a gastropexy.
Common emergency procedures for traumas include intravenous catheterization, fluid replacement to combat shock, pain management, pressure bandages to assist hemostasis and support restoration of normal activity.

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