Leesburg, Va. — M. Norris Adams, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, joined Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center as a clinical assistant professor in equine lameness and surgery, focusing on elective orthopedic procedures.
Have you read or heard about the crisis associated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) that is sweeping across the United States? Hospitals, nursing homes, schools, sports facilities, correctional facilities and child day-care centers are reporting outbreaks of human nosocomial infections with methicillin-resistant staphylococci.
EDITORS NOTE: A new collaborative column with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and DVM Newsmagazine debuts this month. SurgerySTAT offers DVM readers insightful information for preoperative preparation, a surgical technique or postoperative care.
This surgeon advises new graduates to see as many cases as possible early in their careers. "Experiences in dealing with animals, disease, clients, and peers will provide the intellectual, physical, and psychological supports needed for long-term survival in the clinical arena."
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.
Baton Rouge - 11/14/07 - The first-time procedure for professors in the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine (LSU) has saved the life of a colleague's German Shepherd that had been suffering from congestive heart failure.
Waltham, Mass. - 10/23/07 - A local veterinary hospital is implementing a $4.5-million project that will dobule its staff, add more than half a dozen new specialties and improve its focus on patient care.