VETERINARY MEDICINE, Jan 1, 2008 - Veterinary Medicine
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VETERINARY MEDICINE, Jan 1, 2008
Features
A review of selected systemic antifungal drugs for use in dogs and cats
By Butch KuKanich, DVM, PhD, DACVCP
Although griseofulvin is the only antifungal approved for systemic administration by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for veterinary use, a variety of systemic antifungals are available for use in veterinary medicine.
The indications and technique for continuous ambulatory electrocardiographic recording in dogs
By Justin D. Thomason, DVM, DACVIM (small animal internal medicine) , Tiffany L. Fallaw, BS, RVT , Clay A. Calvert, DVM, DACVIM (small animal internal medicine)
The utility of Holter recording lies in the ability to continuously examine the heart rate and rhythm over 24 to 48 hours.
A challenging case: Phimosis in a young adult dog
By Kelly Saporito, DVM
A 2-year-old 32.1-lb (14.6-kg) intact male mixed-breed dog from a local animal shelter was presented to the Cornell University Hospital for Animals soft tissue surgery service for castration and surgical treatment of phimosis due to a congenitally stenotic preputial orifice.
Departments
Letters: Dr. Miller's admirable stance
I have enjoyed Dr. Miller's cartoons and writings over the years.
Toxicology Brief: Sodium hypochlorite bleach ingestion in two dogs
By Seth Chapman, DVM, MS, DACVP (clinical pathology) , Jennifer Pittman, DVM , Mary Nabity, DVM, DACVP , Mark Johnson, DVM, DACVP
In this case report, two dogs ingested an unknown volume of Clorox Regular-Bleach (The Clorox Company) containing 6.15% sodium hypochlorite and subsequently developed marked hypernatremia and hyperchloremia as well as numerous other biochemical abnormalities.
Idea Exchange: Hotel hand-me-downs are a perfect fit
Local hotels can be a great source for clinic towels and blankets.
Idea Exchange: Provide extra security for anxious pets
Anxious patients like to paw at the kennel door.
Idea Exchange: Color-coded bandages clear up confusion
To reduce confusion, we use red elastic bandages on patients that have intravenous catheters and will be staying in the hospital.
Idea Exchange: Keep your hands off the anesthesia mask
We are always looking for a way to free up our hands when administering mask anesthesia to our exotic surgical patients.
Idea Exchange: Music to the ears and eyes
I have had several owners of blind pets worry that their pets will fall down the stairs or off the deck.
Idea Exchange: Tackling supplies in a mobile clinic
Working in a mobile veterinary clinic, we have found fishing tackle boxes to be the ideal carriers for all our examination supplies.
Mind Over Miller: The interview: Species-specific silliness
By Robert M. Miller, DVM
Professor A: Well, Terry—may we call you Terry?—you aspire to a degree in veterinary medicine?

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