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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2005
The objective of part one of this two-part series is to summarize diagnostic caveats derived from our experience with medical management of urinary tract infections (UTI) during the past 35 years.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2005
Because evidence points to surgical neutering as an important risk factor for hyperadrenocorticism in ferrets, we reviewed the literature to find current and possible future alternatives to surgically neutering ferrets.
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HOSPITAL DESIGN SUPPLEMENT: Jun 01, 2005
When five specialty practices merged to create the Veterinary Referral Center of North Texas, they chose to keep their autonomy and design their own workspaces.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2005
Recent advances in diagnostic visualization and surgical treatments have stimulated an increased emphasis on early clinical recognition of cranial cruciate ligament pathology. This article describes characteristics of normal and pathologic cranial cruciate ligaments and details clinical techniques to help you diagnose cranial cruciate ligament pathology earlier.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2005
A 10-month-old 136-lb (62-kg) female Irish wolfhound was presented for evaluation of right forelimb lameness of four months' duration.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2005
Recent publications, ongoing prospective studies, and better knowledge of the available therapeutic options should provide the necessary framework for appropriate pain management in cancer-bearing pets.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2005
In this article, I describe the grape-raisin syndrome in dogs and review the basic steps in treating the most life-threatening aspect of this toxicosis?acute renal failure.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2005
Pain negatively affects quality of life as well as many important physiological functions, so controlling it in all patients should be a top priority.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2005
An 11-year-old 14.5 lb (6.6 kg) castrated male domestic shorthaired cat was presented for evaulation of a progressively distended abdomen.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
The incidence of GER increased with a rising dose of preanesthetic morphine.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
Because the uroliths were smooth, they were readily repulsed into the urinary bladder by retrograde urohydropropulsion.
May 01, 2005
The media buzz may have quieted considerably, but West Nile virus continues to cause illness and death nationwide and is here to stay. Within six years of the initial detection of this exotic mosquito-borne virus in New York, it has spread to all continental states, through Canada and Mexico, and into Central America.
May 01, 2005
Several vector-borne diseases in dogs and cats appear to be emerging in the United States, including babesiosis, cytauxzoonosis, bartonellosis, leishmaniasis, hepatozoonosis, and feline ehrlichiosis. This article focuses on babesiosis, cytauxzoonosis, and bartonellosis, which have been reported with increased frequency in the United States over the past decade.
May 01, 2005
Environmental contamination with infectious stages of gastrointestinal helminths is widespread, and the risk of reinfection of pets, particularly those allowed to roam freely outside, is great.
May 01, 2005
We now have an arsenal of test kits and prophylactics to choose from, and it can be confusing to know which to purchase. We tend to mold ourselves to the product instead of molding the product to the individual patient. This article should help you tailor the heartworm diagnostic, therapeutic, and prophylactic options to each of your canine and feline patients.