Case 9

Oct 18, 2011
By dvm360.com staff

QUESTION 2
What is the best treatment approach for Tupper while you are awaiting test results?

a) Reinstitute his prednisone treatment at a higher dosage to treat for possible inflammatory bowel disease.

b) Place an intravenous catheter and start intravenous fluids to correct his dehydration.

c) Start a three-day course of fenbendazole to treat intestinal parasitism, and send him home.

d) Send him home and tell the owners to feed a bland diet.

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