|Type of technique||Health & Management / Disease Investigation & Management / Techniques:|
|Synonyms and Keywords||--|
|Appropriate Use (?)||
|Complications/ Limitations / Risk||
Care is required to avoid accidentally penetrating the globe. (B531.16.w16)
|Equipment / Chemicals required and Suppliers||
|Expertise level / Ease of Use||This procedure should only be undertaken by an individual with appropriate clinical training and practical experience; this would usually be a veterinarian.|
|Legal and Ethical Considerations||There is a risk of
accidentally penetrating the globe when this procedure is carried out.
In some countries there may be legislation restricting the use of this type of technique to licensed veterinarians. For example in the UK: "The Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 (Section 19) provides, subject to a number of exceptions, that only registered members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons may practice veterinary surgery." (See: LCofC1 - RCVS Guide to Professional Conduct 2000 - Treatment of Animals by Non-Veterinary Surgeons).
Use of Drugs (Medication):
|Author||Debra Bourne MA VetMB PhD MRCVS (V.w5)|
|Referee||Tiffany Blackett BVetMed MRCVS (V.w44)|
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