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Articles by Robin L. Sereno, BS, CVT, VTS (SAIM)

Robin L. Sereno, BS, CVT, VTS (SAIM)

Pain management for the cancer patient (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

One of the primary goals for all personnel involved with managing veterinary cancer patients is to preserve quality of life.

Hyperthyroidism in cats (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Hyperthyroidism is a clinical condition resulting from the excessive production and secretion of thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) by the thyroid gland which was first reported around 1979.

An opportunist pathogen: MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Methicillin is a narrow spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic of the penicillin class.

Arterial catheters and blood gases: What do all these numbers mean? (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

The use of arterial blood gas analysis has become commonplace in many veterinary practices for the assessment both qualitative and quantitative assessment of metabolic and respiratory acid-base problems, including the interrelationships between ventilation, oxygenation, and metabolic conditions.

IMPA (immune-mediated polyarthritis) in dogs (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Idiopathic, non-infectious, non-erosive immune-mediated polyarthritis (IMPA) is the most common immune-mediated arthritic condition in the dog, resulting in effusion, pain, and decreased range of motion in multiple joints.

Portosystemic shunts in dogs (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Portosystemic shunts (PSS) are the result of reduced total hepatic blood flow and the inability of the liver to extract noxious substances from the portal circulation.


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