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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2005
In this double-blind, prospective, and randomized clinical trial from France, 60 dogs undergoing orthopedic surgery were treated with either preoperative meloxicam (0.2 mg/kg intravenously) or intraoperative ketoprofen (2 mg/kg intravenously) and assessed for pain for up to 24 hours after surgery.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2005
Because cats are relatively quiet creatures, that is, they don't bark, whine, and announce themselves, their analgesic needs are often ignored or forgotten. Evaluating pain in cats is challenging and requires intense and prolonged observation, intuition, interaction with the animal, and knowledge of the various feline behaviors that may signal pain.
Jun 01, 2005
The identification of acute and chronic pain in the dental patient is problematic in both the feline and canine species.
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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
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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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2005
The interview stage is where we separate the women from the girls, the marrow from the bone, the competent from the inept. This is where we decide who is to receive our largesse and enjoy the not-so-great employment opportunity we offer so magnanimously.
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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
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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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: Aug 01, 2004
A 14-month-old intact male Doberman pinscher-mix was presented to Texas A&M University's Texas Veterinary Medical Center for evaluation of chronic spinal pain and lameness.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2004
Practitioners might soon rely on a new procedure to alleviate severe chronic pain resulting from cancer, osteoarthritis or surgery. Resiniferatoxin (RTX), first isolated in the 1970s, has been administered during a series of clinical studies to kill specific nerve cells while leaving others untouched.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
The authors of this study concluded that etodolac therapy should be discontinued before thyroid function testing in dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug derived from propionic acid, ibuprofen has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic effects.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Las Vegas-Industry leaders just formed the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) to increase awareness, recognition and treatment of animal pain by educating students, veterinarians and hospital staff members.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2004
Tacoma, Wash.-In an unprecedented ruling, the Washington Court of Appeals has determined how much pain is needed for an animal cruelty conviction.