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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
When performing otoscopic examinations in dogs and cats, especially ones with severe otitis externa, I put a little Surgilube (Fougera) lubricating jelly on the otoscope speculum to ease discomfort caused by the examination.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
To prepare a slide without having to label it, position the smear from the left ear on the center of the slide and a smear from the right ear on the right third of the slide.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2006
It seems that pinnal inflammation is much easier to treat than canal inflammation.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2006
The practicing small animal veterinarian often has to face small animals with otitis externa. While not as common, otitis media and interna likely cause neurological signs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
Treating these ears can be frustrating because of changing susceptibility profiles. The organism can become resistant to all available antibiotics or may become susceptible only to expensive or difficult-to-obtain antibiotics.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2004
Otitis externa is an inflammatory condition with or without concurrent infection and is the most common dermatological disease in a busy veterinary practice. Thus it is the most common claim forwarded to veterinary insurance companies. For the most part, the majority of cases are simple, and treatment clears the disease in a few days.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Your veterinarian has just informed you that your dog has otitis, or inflammation of the ear. Luckily, most cases of otitis are caught during the early stage of the disease, so the chances for getting your dog's ears back in tip-top shape are good.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2002
In DVM Best Practices on Feline Medicine (May, 2002), I wrote about feline ear mites and dermatophytes, two common infectious diseases often seen in feline practice.
May 01, 2002
Dr. Michele Rosenbaum outlines diagnostic and clinical management options for two of the most common infectious diseases seen in feline patients.