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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2008
Oral surgery in canine and feline patients often requires extended periods of anesthesia necessitating optimal anesthetic management.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2008
Relief of acute and chronic pain in animals is an important part of the practice of veterinary medicine. Human pain medications frequently are used in small-animal and equine practice. However, food-animal practitioners must follow the Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act (AMDUCA), which limits extra-label drug use to treatment when an animal's health is threatened, it is suffering or death might result from failure to treat.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2007
Minneapolis — Dr. Carl Seemann plans to appeal an administrative law judge's ruling that backs state regulators' efforts to suspend his license for not administering drugs to manage a surgical patient's pain.
Nov 07, 2007
I am absolutely convinced that veterinarians will be faced with more intrusive government rules and regulations than ever before. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it's going to get worse.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2007
The American Animal Hospital Association and the American Association of Feline Practitioners have just put together new guidelines for pain management, which cover types of pain, recognition and assessment, and intervention.
Oct 05, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Fort Collins, Colo. -- He's been preaching about pain management for more than a decade. CSU ethicist Bernard Rollin found a choir with the release of AAHA and AAFP guidelines.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 04, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Denver, Colo. - 10/4/07 - A public service announcement campaign to promote awareness and accreditation standards kicks off on the worldwide web this month, sponsored by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2007
Minneapolis — For 59 years, Dr. Carl Seemann practiced as northern Minnesota's surgical "spine man," a solo generalist who, at age 84, saw three clients a day until Christmas last year.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2007
Denver, Colo. — Changing viewpoints on addressing companion-animal pain and the benefits of doing so are highlighted in newly created pain-management guidelines — the product of a partnership task force between the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2007
Sacramento, Calif. — Invite Dr. Wade Himes to shed light on the inner-workings of state regulatory agencies and he pauses, then laughs and asks, "Do you want me to lose my license?"
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2007
After oral surgery, nociceptor response is expected to be greatly enhanced.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2007
"Anatomically and physiologically, horses have all the structures required for pain processing," says Glenn Pettifer, DVM, DACVA, at the Veterinary Emergency Clinic, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2007
To help reach a prognosis in nonambulatory animals with spinal cord disease, assess voluntary motor function or pain perception.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2007
Most of the limping dogs that are referred to our practice have received at least one course of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) therapy at some point in their histories.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2007
You know that a comprehensive analgesic protocol is necessary for your patients. But these drugs have a noticeable side effect—a financially healthy practice.