Articles by Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM - Veterinary Medicine
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Articles by Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM

Journal Scan: Empathic listening: How listening the right way enhances patient care

Apr 30, 2013

A commentary on the integral role of effective listening and the lack of training in this area for veterinary professionals.

Journal Scan: Anticoagulant rodenticide screening may help determine prognosis

Apr 22, 2013

This study looked at whether such a screening is worth it and what it means if the results are negative.

Journal Scan: Using the vertebral heart scale to categorize dyspnea in cats

Apr 15, 2013

This study found that the presence or absence of a heart murmur does not reliably predict cardiac disease in cats.

Journal Scan: Studying the studies: A review of evidence from trials evaluating atopic dermatitis therapies

Mar 26, 2013

Which therapies have the most evidence for efficacy? These researchers take a look.

Journal Scan: Feline mast cell tumors: An overview with a view to a cure

Mar 18, 2013

A look at the clinical challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of feline mast cell disease and an overview of current treatment options.

Journal Scan: Does storage in formalin affect urolith evaluation?

Mar 11, 2013

A look at whether this practice will thwart your results.

Why routine health screening is a must for older cats

Mar 4, 2013

Despite being apparently healthy, middle-aged and older cats can often have abnormalities that would benefit from intervention and monitoring.

Journal Scan: Can budesonide help dogs with IBD?

Feb 18, 2013

Clinical interest in this glucocorticoid stems from its immune-modulating effects directly at the level of the intestinal tract with few of the systemic effects typically associated with corticosteroids.

Journal Scan: Does pimobendan prevent CHF or sudden death in Dobermans with preclinical DCM?

Feb 4, 2013

Find out if this drug can prolong survival if given earlier in the course of disease.


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