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1

Emergency sx

Life threatening
GDV
Severe thoracic injury (rupture; d.hernia)
Perforated bowel
Pyometra

2

Urgent sx

Necessary but not immediately life threatening
Long bone fracture repair
Some GI sx eg. FB removal
Infected dew claw removal

3

Elective sx

Patient usually young & healthy
No risk to life
Routine neutering

4

Reasons for delay of emergency/urgent sx

Stabilisation eg. Shock
Investigation eg. Diagnostics
IVFT/transfusions
More pressing injuries

5

Clean procedure

Sterile
Wound made aseptically
No break in aseptic technique
Ortho
OVH

6

Clean-contaminated

Wound made aseptically
Entering oropharynx/resp. or alimentary tracts
No source of contamination
Tracheotomy
Gastronomy
Enterotomy
Lung lobectomy

7

Contaminated procedure

Major spill of contaminated material
Break in sterile technique
Entry into viscera w/bacterial load
Colon/rectum/urogenital tract/oral sx
Colonic ex-lap
Cystotomy

8

Infected/dirty procedure

Site known to be infected
Infected stitch-up
Pyo