Articles by Cynthia Stubbs, DVM, MS, DACVIM - Veterinary Healthcare
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Articles by Cynthia Stubbs, DVM, MS, DACVIM

A collection of infectious diseases in cats (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2011

Infectious diseases can often be insidious in their clinical presentation. Case studies will be used to highlight some interesting infectious diseases that can affect the feline patient.

The feline medicine cabinet: drug therapy for cats (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2011

Cats handle drugs in a different fashion than dogs. While this is not a surprise, there are some drugs that every practitioner should be aware of that work really well for their feline patients. The focus of this discussion will be to highlight these drugs and their uses, showing why they deserve to be in the feline medicine cabinet.

What to do for cats that cannot breathe (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2011

Cats who cannot breathe are the most fragile patients we treat each day. Cats tend to be more compromised on presentation as they hide their breathing issues better from their owners. It is important to balance diagnostic procedures with therapeutic intervention so that these cats can be quickly stabilized and effectively treated.

The diabetic cat (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2011

Is the feline diabetic patient every veterinarian's nightmare? Since diabetes mellitus is one of the most common endocrinopathies in cats, it is likely you will face this disease many times in your veterinary career.

High blood pressure in cats: the silent killer (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2011

The time to diagnose high blood pressure is before damage is done. Retinal hemorrhages and detachment can be avoided in a well-managed feline patient. I recommend that Doppler ultrasonic blood pressure measurements begin in all patients at an early age as part of their health care program.

Endoscopy & cats—the places we can go (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2011

Endoscopy is a wonderful diagnostic tool that allows exploration and biopsies of areas without invasive surgery. Given the option, many clients may prefer endoscopy instead of surgery. What types of cases are suited to endoscopy? How do you prepare a cat for endoscopy?

Fever of unknown origin: interesting feline cases (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2011

Cats with fevers (103? F-106? F) are a common occurrence in everyday practice. Most cases respond to antibiotic therapy or are self-limiting (abscesses, viral infections, post-surgical fevers). However, the most frustrating case is one in which a routine course of antibiotics does not improve the clinical condition of the cat, routine diagnostics do not identify the cause and the fever is ongoing.

Feline infectious diseases–a collection of interesting cases (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Infectious diseases can often be insidious in their clinical presentation. Case studies will be used to highlight some interesting infectious diseases that can affect the feline patient.

What to do for cats who cannot breathe (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Cats who cannot breathe are the most fragile patients we treat each day. Cats tend to be more compromised on presentation as they hide their breathing issues better from their owners. It is important to balance diagnostic procedures with therapeutic intervention so that these cats can be quickly stabilized and effectively treated.

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