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Geriatric medicine

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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2016
Why these words aren't interchangeable and what this means for your veterinary patients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 11, 2016
Dr. Mary Gardner says it's not just about quality of life but also quality of death.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 03, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Your veterinary clients likely won't volunteer that they're seeing signs of this disease in their senior pets, so make sure you're asking and educating with this social media campaign.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 30, 2016
Many of your older canine and feline veterinary patients are likely showing signs of cognitive decline. Have you been checking up on this treatable condition?
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 26, 2016
Study shows that longer use may be OK, even in cats with kidney disease, but more research is needed.
 
VETTED: Sep 19, 2016
... but here are client communication and philosophical tips from CVC educator Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (oncology), for those moments in a veterinary hospital when a pet's age and difficult diagnoses and prognoses come together.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 03, 2016
This handy abbreviation will help you pinpoint true cases of cognitive dysfunction in your veterinary patients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2016
Without cold, hard lab numbers and clear scientific proof, diagnosing neurologic conditions in your veterinary patients can be tough to describe, and without owner buy-in, they can be tough to treat. However, a recent review provides a starting point for providing clients with objective evidence.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 19, 2016
Not so fast, says a leader of the Dog Aging Project who is researching this new compound touted as extending life. It's all about better health!
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 16, 2016
You want to help an older client and an aging pet. You don’t want to be the subject of a police investigation.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 13, 2016
Get older cats with sudden weight loss into your veterinary clinic to make sure serious disease isn't looming.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 08, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Here are five ways to improve senior pets' health—and maybe even life expectancy—by helping them get back to the things they used to do.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 10, 2015
Clients afraid of the anesthesia necessary for dental care in their senior pets? Listen to this.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 08, 2015
With individualized anesthesia protocols and appropriate monitoring, veterinary dental procedures are safer than ever before. Now, all senior patients can enjoy the benefits of good dental care.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2014
The delayed non-matching-to-position task can help assess a dog's ability to learn and remember.