VETERINARY MEDICINE-07-01-2015

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VETERINARY MEDICINE-07-01-2015

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Elevated intraocular pressure is now considered a risk factor for developing this common ocular disease, not the means of diagnosis.
Pharmacologic and surgical treatment options provide management of clinical signs, but there is no "cure" for these cases.
Initial exposure to a tick-borne disease may have contributed to this puppy's susceptibility to this fungal disease, which can be deadly if disseminated. Would you be able to catch the signs of infection?
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A reminder that timing matters when it comes to patient records.
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A way to keep tabs on your inventory—literally.
It is July. The only national holiday this month comes on the fourth of the month. It's called Independence Day. But we don't often say that.
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Whether exposed due to an outdated therapeutic recommendation or a client attempting at-home treatment, your veterinary patients receiving these enemas need immediate attention.
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Don't rely too heavily on T4 concentrations since cats can have a false elevation.
Recent studies have shown the prevalence of this disorder is higher than what we thought even a decade ago.
A review of the veterinary literature reveals when this phenomenon may more likely occur.
More cats may be affected by this disease than you think, and even cats with subclinical or mild forms may benefit from thyroid replacement therapy.