Clinical Approach to the Icteric Patient

Self Study Course | On Demand | 1 Medical Credit Hour

Instructed by

Adam Lancaster, DVM, Criticalist
Adam Lancaster, DVM, Criticalist

Dr. Adam Lancaster is a Board Certified Critical Care Specialist with BluePearl Veterinary Partners and is also a member of BluePearl's national Clinician Talent Acquisition team. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a biomedical emphasis from the University of Northern Iowa. He was a Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Resident at Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Continuing Education speaker and lecturer, and he authored an article on sleep aid toxicosis in dogs for the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

Learning Objectives

  • The physiology of hemoglobin metabolism and pathophysiologic changes that lead to icteric
  • How to determine various causes of icterus (pre-hepatic, hepatic or post-hepatic)
  • Case examples that demonstrate how to go about diagnosis and treating icteric patients in practice