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Articles by Cynthia Stubbs, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Fever of unknown origin: interesting feline cases (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Cats with fevers (103? F-106? F) are a common occurrence in everyday practice. Most cases respond to antibiotic therapy or are self-limiting (abscesses, viral infections, post-surgical fevers). However, the most frustrating case is one in which a routine course of antibiotics does not improve the clinical condition of the cat, routine diagnostics do not identify the cause and the fever is ongoing.

Endoscopy & cats–the places we can go (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Endoscopy is a wonderful diagnostic tool that allows exploration and biopsies of areas without invasive surgery. Given the option, many clients may prefer endoscopy instead of surgery. What types of cases are suited to endoscopy? How do you prepare a cat for endoscopy?

The feline diabetic–friend or foe?(Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Is the feline diabetic patient every veterinarian's nightmare? Since diabetes mellitus is one of the most common endocrinopathies in cats, it is likely you will face this disease many times in your veterinary career.

The fat feline: a weighty issue (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

The fat feline is a problem all practitioners face. Clients often believe that a fat cat is a healthy and happy cat. They are more likely to bring the cat in for an exam due to poor appetite rather than overeating and obesity concerns.

The sneeze and snot of feline nasal disease (Proceedings)

Apr 1, 2010

The goal of this presentation is to simply the diagnostic approach and treatment of nasal disease in the feline patient.

Feline infectious diseases: A collection of interesting cases (Proceedings)

Apr 1, 2010

Infectious diseases can often be insidious in their clinical presentation. Case studies will be used to highlight some interesting infectious diseases that can affect the feline patient.

What to do for cats who cannot breathe (Proceedings)

Apr 1, 2010

Cats who cannot breathe are the most fragile patients we treat each day. Cats tend to be more compromised on presentation as they hide their breathing issues better from their owners. It is important to balance diagnostic procedures with therapeutic intervention so that these cats can be quickly stabilized and effectively treated.

Feline blood pressure measurement: You can do it! (Proceedings)

Apr 1, 2010

Case studies will be utilized to highlight major points in this presentation.

Designing a medical care program for cats of all ages (Proceedings)

Apr 1, 2008

With a program like this in place, I believe you can help these cats achieve a longer, higher quality of life.

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