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Geriatric medicine

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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.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2014
Researchers explore the link between nutritional intervention and behavioral enrichment to ward off cognitive decline in aging dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2014
By dvm360.com staff
Hand out or post this chart to help your clients better understand their pets' health and well-being.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 03, 2013
By dvm360.com staff
Founders of Veterinary Society for Hospice and Palliative Care hope to develop new veterinary specialty.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 23, 2013
By dvm360.com staff
Ocular lesions identified before they produced clinical signs in cats over 8.