Articles by Sheilah A. Robertson, BVMS (Hons), PhD, DACVA, DECVA, CVA, MRCVS - Veterinary Medicine
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Articles by Sheilah A. Robertson, BVMS (Hons), PhD, DACVA, DECVA, CVA, MRCVS

Do cats become dysphoric when given opioids? (1:12)

Dec 1, 2008

In this video, Dr. Sheilah Robertson discusses whether cats become dysphoric when given opioids.

Behaviors suggestive of postoperative pain in cats

In people, pain is what the patient says it is. But in animals, it is what we say it is. To better recognize acute pain in cats, observe patients for the behavioral changes described here.
Dec 1, 2008

Our understanding and treatment of pain in cats has lagged behind that in dogs.

Osteoarthritis in cats: Prevalence and pathophysiology

Nov 1, 2008

Osteoarthritis may be categorized as primary or secondary.

Osteoarthritis in cats: Degenerative joint disease vs. osteoarthritis

Nov 1, 2008

Although the terms degenerative joint disease and osteoarthritis are commonly used interchangeably in the veterinary arena, a distinction has been made between the two.

How do you use meloxicam in cats with osteoarthritis? (2:04)

Nov 1, 2008

Dr. Sheilah Robertson explains how to use this drug in cats with osteoarthritis.

What can owners do to help their cats with chronic pain? (1:55)

Nov 1, 2008

Dr. Sheilah Robertson discusses what cat owners can do to help their cats with chronic pain.

Osteoarthritis in cats: Clinical signs

Nov 1, 2008

Compared with the radiographic features of feline osteoarthritis, the clinical signs of feline osteoarthritis are not well-documented.

Osteoarthritis in cats: Treatment

Nov 1, 2008

Osteoarthritis treatment falls into three categories: lifestyle changes, pharmacological intervention, and nonpharmacological intervention.

Obesity and osteoarthritis: Is there a link in cats?

Nov 1, 2008

As in dogs, obesity may contribute to osteoarthritis or the clinical manifestations of osteoarthritis in cats.

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