Small animal cardiopulmonary resuscitation requires a continuum of care: proposal for a chain of survival for veterinary patients

Manuel Boller Department of Clinical Studies–Philadelphia, School of Veterinary Medicine (Boller M, Boller E, Otto), and the Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (Boller M), Philadelphia, PA 19104; Faculty Division, Ulleval University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (Oodegard).

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Elise M. Boller Department of Clinical Studies–Philadelphia, School of Veterinary Medicine (Boller M, Boller E, Otto), and the Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (Boller M), Philadelphia, PA 19104; Faculty Division, Ulleval University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (Oodegard).

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Silje Oodegard Department of Clinical Studies–Philadelphia, School of Veterinary Medicine (Boller M, Boller E, Otto), and the Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (Boller M), Philadelphia, PA 19104; Faculty Division, Ulleval University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (Oodegard).

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Cynthia M. Otto Department of Clinical Studies–Philadelphia, School of Veterinary Medicine (Boller M, Boller E, Otto), and the Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (Boller M), Philadelphia, PA 19104; Faculty Division, Ulleval University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (Oodegard).

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