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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 15, 2005
What is the antidote for a tendency not to trust others? The antidote is unselfishness. Our trust in others is a form of generosity.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
Between 2002 and 2004, ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) staff members consulted on 158 cases of moth repellent ingestion. In most instances, the exposure was oral, but dermal and inhalation exposures were also reported. Naphthalene was the active ingredient in 83% of the cases, and paradichlorobenzene was the active ingredient in 17%.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2005
Under aerobic conditions, the intermediate product of glycogenolysis, pyruvic acid, follows an aerobic glycolysis pathway and eventually participates in the Citric-acid cycle or "Krebs cycle" that provides substrates (16 H+) for the oxidative phosphorylation. This oxidative phosphorylation provides a large amount of energy for the cells. Under anaerobic conditions, pyruvic acid follows a different route, the anaerobic glycolysis pathway, and the end-product of this complex cascade of reactions results in accumulation of lactate.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this article, we offer guidance on what drug or combination of drugs to use, concentrating mainly on postoperative analgesia.
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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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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
A founding member of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists, Dr. Short is a professor emeritus of anesthesiology and pain management at Cornell University. Throughout his veterinary career, he has strived to boost the recognition and control of pain in animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2005
Most successful surgical procedures in avian patients, as with other species, require that the veterinarian and his or her staff give special attention to the details of perioperative management. In some instances, special techniques may be required to perform and successfully complete appropriate procedures; however, in many instances the same techniques used in companion species (dogs/cats) may be adapted or adjusted for use in exotic species.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
An 11-year-old 54.9-lb (27-kg) neutered male mixed-breed dog was presented to Long Island Veterinary Specialists for evaluation of lethargy and depression of several days' duration.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this experimental study, 48 Labrador retrievers from seven litters with a high prevalence of canine hip dysplasia were examined throughout their lives for a relationship between a radiographic marker and the development of osteoarthritis in the hip joint.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
A 5-year-old spayed female Birman cat was presented for evaluation of a three-month history of recurrent depression, vomiting, and urinary tract infections.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this prospective clinical study, the effect of perioperative oral carprofen on limb function and pain after cranial cruciate ligament surgery was evaluated in 20 dogs treated at a university teaching hospital.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this retrospective study from a veterinary teaching hospital, the medical records of 14 dogs with tumors of the retroperitoneal space (excluding those arising from the kidneys, adrenal glands, or ureters) were reviewed.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this retrospective study from a veterinary teaching hospital, the records of 15 dogs and three cats surviving cardiopulmonary arrest were reviewed to describe the animals' resuscitations and outcomes.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
In this prospective clinical study from a university teaching hospital, 15 dogs with abdominal effusion were evaluated in an attempt to identify biochemical markers of malignancy in the abdominal fluid.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2004
In this article, we again use a question-based format to guide you in evaluating the leukon by assessing white blood cell numbers and morphology.