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Long-term NSAID use in cats

Nov 1, 2010

Details on a recently published a set of guidelines for the long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in cats.

Hot Literature: Who's got leptospirosis?

Oct 5, 2010

Despite the availability of canine vaccines against various serovars, this zoonotic disease has seemed to be making a comeback.

Hot Literature: Exploring equine fungal keratitis treatments

Oct 1, 2010

A look at how several antifungal agents and delivery vehicles affect equine keratocytes.

Overlooked ocular pain: The benefits of using local anesthesia for enucleation

Oct 1, 2010

The results of a University of Wisconsin randomized controlled trial assessing the efficacy of retrobulbar analgesia on the control of postoperative pain in dogs undergoing enucleation was recently published.

Lyme borreliosis in man and his best friend

Sep 1, 2010

A workshop at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention brought together specialists in veterinary parasitology and human internal medicine and vector-borne infectious disease to address Lyme borreliosis.

Improving equine anesthesia monitoring: Spirometry for the larger patient

Sep 1, 2010

The use of a modified spirometric monitoring system for anesthetized equine patients was recently evaluated.

Hot Literature: Who are the unwanted horses?

Aug 3, 2010

North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine recently published a retrospective study looking at the demographics of horses donated to their Equine Health Center from 1996 to 2008.

What's the scoop on gabapentin?

Aug 3, 2010

A recent study looked at the effects of gabapentin for use as adjunctive perioperative pain control in dogs.

Hot Literature: Reaching the navicular from a different angle

Jul 13, 2010

A study in 11 clinically normal adult horses evaluated whether triamcinolone acetonide, a commonly used corticosteroid for treating navicular syndrome, would diffuse from the distal interphalangeal joint into the navicular bursa.


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