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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Nat A. White II, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will present the Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art lecture at the American Association of Equine Practitioners 52nd Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, on Dec. 4. Dr. White's lecture, "Equine Colic: A Real Pain in the Gut," will highlight the biology of equine colic and advances in its diagnosis and treatment. The lecture is sponsored by AAEP Educational Partner Platinum Performance and presented by the AAEP Foundation, Inc.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
We reuse gel ice packs to numb the area between a pet's shoulder blades before placing a microchip.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Springfield, N.J. — The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) unveils veterinary medicine's first pain management guidelines, beating at least two national groups to the task.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2005
Avian medicine in the United States and abroad tends to be more focused on crisis and intervention than on preventive care and wellness. Therefore, in this article I discuss some of the basic considerations of emergency medical care in pet birds.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2005
Adequate analgesic treatment of both acute perioperative pain and chronic pain in dogs is recognized by the veterinary profession and the general public as imperative to appropriate and humane medical care.
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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.