DVM360 MAGAZINE, Sep 1, 2013 - DVM
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DVM360 MAGAZINE, Sep 1, 2013
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How veterinary medicine can save the world, Part 1: Curing disease
By John Lofflin, Contributing Author
In the next few issues of dvm360, we're taking a close look at how veterinary medicine benefits people, not just animals. In this first installment, we meet a 'translational' (cross-species) researcher who's in the process of revolutionizing orthopedic medicine—for people and pets.
Graduation levels hold the line
By Julie Scheidegger
But the total number of new veterinary graduates could jump 18 percent by 2017.
Groups call on PETA to reduce high euthanasia rate
By Julie Scheidegger
PETA contends it's offering humane option for animals turned away by no-kill shelters.
How cat owners feel about veterinary visits: An illustrated guide
By Ashley Barforoush, Associate Content Specialist
Bayer study offers new feline data, tips for veterinary practices and clients.
Continued delays for veterinarians in GHLIT health insurance exchange enrollment
By Julie Scheidegger
Veterinary members will have to wait until Oct. 1 for 2014 policies.
Consumer campaign unveiled at AVMA promotes 'annual checkups' to pet owners
Partners for Healthy Pets introduces public information campaign to stress the importance of preventive care.
Proposed AVMA governance changes stir heated debate
By Ashley Barforoush, Associate Content Specialist , Kristi Reimer, Editor, News Channel Director
House of Delegates members voice concern about being voted out of existence.
Dermatology grant recipients examine veterinary otitis, atopic dermatitis
One veterinary team studying whether clients play role in canine otitis.
CAPC changes heartworm guidelines due to evidence of resistance
'Slow kill' method no longer recommended in cases of infection.
Discussions halted for new veterinary school in Buffalo
By Andrea Hewitt, Assistant Content Specialist
Negotiations over veterinary school fall apart, consultant says.
Colorado State loses veterinary hospital's namesake
Beloved dean and mentor James L. Voss, DVM, died July 12.
Pets and Vets: Cornell veterinarians treat pig for lymphoma
Cornell treats 730-pound Hampshire pig for lymphoma—a first in large animal veterinary treatment.
Veterinary clinic employee abducted by gunman in N.C.
Veterinarians and staff safe after robbery at Freedom Animal Hospital
Photo gallery: Smithsonian veterinary exhibit hits the road at AVMA
By Ashley Barforoush, Associate Content Specialist
Get a sneak peek inside this interactive, Zoetis-sponsored museum on wheels designed to inspire future veterinarians and expose visitors to the world of veterinary medicine.
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine selects new dean
Peter Constable will replace Herb Whiteley, who prepares for a new position with the college.
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine announces new dean
Dr. Cyril Clarke will take the helm from Dr. Gerhardt Schurig.
Adequan expected to be available again in late August
FDA fields queries from consumers, reports update from manufacturer.
Equine360
The ups and downs of equine MRI in veterinary medicine
By Kenneth L. Marcella, DVM
A look at the pros and cons of standing vs. recumbent magnetic resonance imaging systems.
Rhodococcus equi infection: Treatment and immunity in foals
By Ed Kane, PhD
Part 2 of this series explores a foal's innate defenses against a common bacterial pneumonia and how veterinarians can enhance natural immunity.
Opponents of equine slaughter take fight to court and Congress
By Julie Scheidegger
Federal judge issues temporary restraining order suspending commencement of horse slaughter operations in the U.S.
Medicine360
Fear factor: Is routine veterinary care contributing to lifelong patient anxiety?
By Karen L. Overall, MA, VMD, PhD, DACVB, CAAB
In part 1 of this two-part series, new research explores the dramatic impact of a single veterinary visit on a pet's long-term behavioral well being.
Introducing intraoral radiography into your patient care protocol
By Jan Bellows, DVM, DAVDC, DABVP
Digital imaging systems will enhance periodontal wellness for your veterinary patients—when you know how to present the benefits to clients.
Humor
Treatment protocol for a chatty veterinary client
By Bo Brock, DVM
Dealing with a veterinary client who's allergic to silence? I found the cure.
Do you speak barnyard?
By Michael A. Obenski, DVM
Good veterinarians talk to animals. Great veterinarians hear them talk back.
Featured Contributors
Why veterinarians stick with disastrous decisions
By Andrew Roark, DVM, MS
We practitioners have a terrible time admitting we've made a mistake. We need to get over it.
Attention, young veterinarians: These financial secrets will change your life
By Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD
Are you a penniless new veterinary grad? These two strategies can make a huge impact on your bank account and debt load.
Drawing your veterinary practice's road map
By Michael Paul, DVM
Ensuring that your veterinary practice's mission statement, vision statement and core values are aligned can make for a much easier trip.
Holistic vs. FDA-approved: Two veterinarians take divergent approaches
By Marc Rosenberg, VMD
What would you do if your veterinary colleague prescribed natural supplements to your client while you were away on vacation?
Protecting your veterinary practice payroll
By Marsha L. Heinke DVM, EA, CPA, CVPM
Weigh the risks and benefits of outsourcing veterinary practice payroll and watch your worries fade away.
Ways to protect your practice if you outsource payroll
By Marsha L. Heinke DVM, EA, CPA, CVPM
Internal controls provide a system of checks and balances.
The ultimate veterinary practice killer
By Gerald Snyder, VMD
What has the ability to squash your business in a single blow? An essential number: the average family income of clients within a one-mile radius of your veterinary clinic.
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