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CPCR: Improving resuscitation statistics (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Anesthetic arrests and patients with reversible conditions should be resuscitated aggressively. Reasons for such a poor success rate include severity of underlying disease, delay in the recognition of CPA, and delay in delivery of appropriate therapy.

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Nosocomial infections (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Nosocomial infections are defined as infections that are neither present nor incubating at the time of hospital admission. Nosocomial infections range from mild to severe, depending on the affected system and resistance of the bacteria. On average, human nosocomial infections result in a 2.5 times longer length of stay in hospital.

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Block that pain! (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Pain management is more than the latest popular terminology. It is an important part of veterinary dentistry. Many of the procedures performed on animals are painful and it is our duty as technicians to ensure that our patients are as comfortable as possible. The deliver of local nerve blocks prior to performing many dental procedures or oral surgery is a great way to create preemptive analgesia. This can often be incorporated into a multimodal plan for pain control.

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Q&A: Talk clients through tough times to promote third-party payment plans

November 1, 2010

Q&A: Talk clients through tough times to promote third-party payment plans

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Dig deeper when clients decline parasite preventives

October 1, 2010

Dig deeper when clients decline parasite preventives.

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Q&A: No downside to dental care—even at home

October 1, 2010

Won't recommending home dental care actually decrease the number of cleanings we do in our clinic?

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Front-desk quiz: Test your medical knowledge

September 1, 2010

Take this 10-question quiz to discover if you're an informed veterinary-clinic receptionist ... or just the front-desk help.

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Pet insurance: Ensure that they're insured

August 1, 2010

Veterinary clients with pet insurance are willing to spend more to care for their pets.

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Chew the fat: Team members on pet obesity

August 1, 2010

When "big-boned" doesn't cover a pet's condition anymore, veterinary team members say conversations about pet obesity are important ... but not with every client.

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