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Articles by Anthony Carr, Dr. med. vet., DACVIM

Cushing's disease: something new, something blue (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Hyperadrenocorticism remains one of the most common endocrine disorders diagnosed in the geriatric dog population. It is a disease that is seen in almost every veterinary practice.

The nuts and bolts of measuring blood pressure (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Blood pressure measurement is often not a routine part of small animal practice. This partially has to do with the equipment available to measure blood pressure as well as our patients (they tend not to hold still like we have to).

Electrocardiography (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Electrocardiography is an integral part of the cardiological exam. It is the only way to determine heart rhythm accurately and to determine if there are any conduction abnormalities. This is also the most useful part of an ECG. ECGs can do other things however, these are not nearly as important.

ECG case studies (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

ECG case studies.

Hyperthyroidism (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Hyperthyroidism is a common disease of cats over 6 years of age. Feline hyperthyroidism is caused by adenomatous hyperplasia or adenoma of the thyroid gland; carcinomas are rare.

Case studies blood pressure (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

This session will deal with case examples where blood pressure measurement is indicated. This is meant to be an interactive session with participation of the attendees. Your diagnostic skills will be tested as will your knowledge on blood pressure issues.

Implementing a geriatric wellness program (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

A geriatric wellness exam will not be one size fits all, it tends to be a dynamic process whereby additional testing is added on depending on the findings of the physical examination. There are however certain building blocks that are vital.

Geriatric cardiology: The role of the ECG (Proceedings)

Apr 1, 2010

Electrocardiography is an integral part of the cardiological exam. It is the only way to determine heart rhythm accurately and to determine if there are any conduction abnormalities.

Geriatric endocrinology: Hyperthyroidism (Proceedings)

Apr 1, 2010

Hyperthyroidism is a common disease of cats over 6 years of age. Feline hyperthyroidism is caused by adenomatous hyperplasia or adenoma of the thyroid gland; carcinomas are rare.

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