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Kate Hopper- BVSc, MVS, PhD
Associate Professor
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

1104B Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616


khopper@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Occurrence and the underlying mechanisms of clinical acid-base, electrolyte and lactate disorders in animals.

Specialty Focus

Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care

Education

1991 BVSc , , 250 Princes Hwy, Werribee
1999 MVS Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, , 250 Princes Hwy, Werribee
2007 PhD , , One Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616

Licenses

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Efficacy of manual ventilation techniques in dogs, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Kate Hopper: Accuracy of potassium supplementation of fluids administered intravenously. 2015 Hoehne SN, Hopper K, Epstein SE Accuracy of potassium supplementation of fluids administered intravenously. J Vet Intern Med,
  • Kate Hopper: Incidence, severity and prognosis associated with hyponatremia in dogs and cats. 2015 Ueda Y, Hopper K, Epstein SE Incidence, severity and prognosis associated with hyponatremia in dogs and cats. J Vet Intern Med,
  • Kate Hopper: Incidence, severity and prognosis associated with hypernatremia in dogs and cats. 2015 Ueda Y, Hopper K, Epstein SE Incidence, severity and prognosis associated with hypernatremia in dogs and cats. J Vet Intern Med,
  • Kate Hopper: Assessment of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in 121 dogs and 30 cats at a university teaching hospital (2009-2012). 2014 McIntyre RL, Hopper K, Epstein SE Assessment of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in 121 dogs and 30 cats at a university teaching hospital (2009-2012). J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio),
  • Kate Hopper: Evaluation of acid-base disorders in dogs and cats presenting to an emergency room. Part 2: Comparison of anion gap, strong ion gap and semi-quantitative analysis 2014 Hopper K, Epstein SE, Kass PH, Mellema MS. Evaluation of acid-base disorders in dogs and cats presenting to an emergency room. Part 2: Comparison of anion gap, strong ion gap and semi-quantitative analysis J Vet Emerg Crit Care,
  • Kate Hopper: Evaluation of acid-base disorders in dogs and cats presenting to an emergency room. Part 1: Comparison of three methods of acid-base analysis. 2014 Hopper K, Epstein SE, Kass PH, Mellema MS Evaluation of acid-base disorders in dogs and cats presenting to an emergency room. Part 1: Comparison of three methods of acid-base analysis. J Vet Emerg Crit Care,
  • Kate Hopper: A comparison of the clinical utility of several published formulae for estimated osmolality of canine serum. 2014 Dugger DT, Epstein SE, Hopper K, Mellema MS A comparison of the clinical utility of several published formulae for estimated osmolality of canine serum. Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care (San Antonio, Tex. : 2001),
  • Kate Hopper: The effect of Hetastarch 670/0.75 administered in vivo as a constant rate infusion on platelet closure time in the dog 2014 Helmbold KA, Mellema MS, Hopper K, Epstein SE The effect of Hetastarch 670/0.75 administered in vivo as a constant rate infusion on platelet closure time in the dog J Vet Emerg Crit Care,
  • Kate Hopper: Acid base, electrolyte, glucose, and lactate values during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in dogs and cats 2014 Hopper K, Borchers A, Epstein SE Acid base, electrolyte, glucose, and lactate values during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in dogs and cats J Vet Emerg Crit Care,
  • Kate Hopper: Diagnostic yield of cytologic analysis of pericardial effusion in dogs 2014 Cagle LA, Epstein SE, Owens SD, Mellema MS, Hopper K, Burton AG Diagnostic yield of cytologic analysis of pericardial effusion in dogs J Vet Intern Med DOI: 10.1111/jvim.12253,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2015 Hopper K, Ueda Y: Tachypnea and panting, Tilley LP, Smith Jr FWK, (ed), Blackwell's Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, 6th Edition. .

2015 Hopper K, Ueda Y: Dyspnea and respiratory distress, Tilley LP, Smith Jr FWK, (ed), Blackwell's Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, 6th Edition. .

2015 Hopper K, Cagle L: Pneumothorax, Tilley LP, Smith Jr FWK, (ed), Blackwell's Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, 6th Edition. .

2015 Hopper K, Kohen C: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Tilley LP, Smith Jr FWK, (ed), Blackwell's Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, 6th Edition. .

2013 Hopper K, Powell LL: Basics of Mechanical Ventilation For Dogs and Cats, Lee JA, Powell LL, (ed), Veterinary Clinics of North America. Small Animal Practice, St Louis. 955-969.