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How to get the most from the feline physical examination – Lessons learned from cats (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Cats are masters at hiding illness, so that clinicians must become expert at uncovering illness with a thorough medical history and feline-specific physical examination. Obtaining a medical history is easier than ever in today's electronic world. Clinicians can take advantage of multimedia tools to collect information, ranging from an email containing a basic signalment to videos of a particular behavior.

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Cali was acquired by the owners at 8 weeks of age and has lived in Los Angeles her entire life. Her owner is a large animal veterinarian, and is very compliant. There are no other pets in the household, although she does frequent a barn where she does have some contact with horses. (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Skin cytology is defined as the microscopic evaluation of material collected from the skin. Skin cytology can provide extremely valuable information as to type and degree of infection present, evidence or suggestive features of parasites, a normal or abnormal immune response, or demonstrate the presence of immune mediated or neoplastic diseases.

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Zoonoses: How real is the threat? (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

In the language of law (at least in the US), the term "zoonoses" has not been defined. In medical terms, it refers to "infectious diseases shared by animals and humans." Of particular importance in both human and veterinary medicine are those zoonoses known to be transmitted directly from animals (vertebrates) to humans.

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How to avoid the top 6 hiring mistakes

July 1, 2010

Keep your veterinary practice running smoothly by avoiding these costly hiring blunders.

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The veterinary technician's role in cancer pain management

July 1, 2010

How you can help alleviate the pain for pets with cancer.

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5 facts about employee rights

June 1, 2010

Many team members blindly stumble through issues of breaks, overtime pay, and family leave. Find out whether your practice gives you enough—or whether you expect too much.

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Inspire and motivate your team

June 1, 2010

Team members say these three things will pick up productivity and excite enthusiasm.

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Your role in vaccinations

June 1, 2010

You are crucial in this preventive measure in pets.

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Follow the ABCs and 123s of blood screen tests

June 1, 2010

Follow the ABCs and 123s of blood screen tests

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