Pain management | Veterinary Medicine

Pain management

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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.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2003
Q. Please provide educational material about canine chronic pain management for the client that is not commercially prepared.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Recently I was visiting with a friend who is still in clinical practice, and our talk turned to emergency duty.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2003
Colic, or abdominal pain, is a relatively common problem that develops in horses of all ages. Practitioners in the field of equine medicine should be familiar with the various conditions that can contribute to abdominal pain. Once a clinical evaluation has been performed the practitioner will be able to narrow the differential list to establish a working diagnosis.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2002
Treatment of painful conditions in horses has relied largely on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for much of the last 25 years. For example, flunixin meglumine (Banamine®) and phenylbutazone (Butazolidin®) have dominated the market for treatment of colic and lameness respectively. However, it is becoming increasingly clear that these drugs also have some side effects, most notably gastrointestinal ulceration.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2002
Signalment: Canine, mixed breed, 10-year-old, male castrated, 88 lbs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002
How does your staff handle client grief?