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Articles by Scott P. Shaw, DVM, DACVECC

New thoughts on using antimicrobials in private practice (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Antimicrobials are amongst the most commonly prescribed medications by veterinarians. Understanding how to properly employ these powerful drugs is the key to a successful outcome.

Acid-base disorders and blood gas analysis (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2010

Blood gas analysis provides information about respiratory function and acid/base status. This information is vital in determining and monitoring treatment of patients with primary or secondary respiratory disease and/or metabolic disturbances. Blood gas (BG) can be assessed on arterial (ABG) or venous (VBG) samples, although oxygenation assessment is made on arterial blood only.

CPR: Preparing for the ultimate emergency (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

In its earliest forms, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is most likely as old as human society itself.

Choosing antimicrobials (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Patients in the ICU can require antimicrobial therapy for numerous reasons.

MRSA: What every veterinarian needs to know (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Beginning with Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin there has been an ever escalating arms race between microbes and the doctors that treat life-threatening infection.

Feline respiratory distress (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Cats with respiratory distress represent a significant diagnostic and therapeutic challenge to the small animal veterinarian.

Dealing with reproductive emergencies (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Many of the reproductive abnormalities that present as emergencies are straightforward and relatively easy to resolve.

Tips for treating the critically ill cat (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Successful management of the critically ill patient requires anticipation—not reaction.

Neurological emergencies (Proceedings)

Aug 1, 2009

Neurological emergencies are common in small animal practice.

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