VETERINARY MEDICINE, Sep 1, 2009 - Veterinary Medicine
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VETERINARY MEDICINE, Sep 1, 2009
Features
Join the fight against rabies
On September 28, people around the globe will unite to recognize World Rabies Day with the goal of one day wiping rabies off the face of the earth.
Veterinarians are key to rabies eradication
By Deborah J. Briggs, MS, PhD , Peter J. Costa, MPH, CHES
Veterinarians play the most important role in protecting domestic animals, and the general public, from rabies.
Johnny's story: It could happen to you
By G. Robert Weedon, DVM, MPH
Johnny, a stray puppy, was brought to New Hanover County Animal Control Services by a Good Samaritan.
Rabies prevention: It's part of our oath
By Asabe Adamu Dzikwi, DVM, MSc, PhD
Rabies has continued to pose a great danger and challenge to public health, particularly in the developing world.
A quick review of canine exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
By Jessica A. Morgan, DVM , Lisa E. Moore, DVM, DACVIM
The pancreas has two separate functions within the body, often referred to as the exocrine and endocrine pancreata.
Canine EPI: Concurrent and secondary diseases
By Jessica A. Morgan, DVM , Lisa E. Moore, DVM, DACVIM
Concurrent conditions frequently diagnosed in dogs with EPI include small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, hypocobalaminemia, mesenteric torsion, and a handful of others.
Maropitant: A novel treatment for acute vomiting in dogs
By Lotfi El Bahri, DVM, MSc, PhD
Vomiting is one of the most common reasons dogs are presented for veterinary consultation.
Maropitant's pharmacokinetics and pharmacology
By Lotfi El Bahri, DVM, MSc, PhD
Maropitant is a weak base, is highly lipophilic, and belongs to the quinuclidine class.
Departments
ClinQuiz: Increase your zoonotic parasite prowess
By Susan E. Little, DVM, PhD, DEVPC
Test your knowledge of zoonotic parasites with this quiz. If your stumped, don't fret: The answers, with complete explanations, are provided.
Tourniquets quickly secure endotracheal tubes
Tourniquets quickly secure endotracheal tubes
Caring for seizure patients
Make it easy to administer seizure medication.
Use tail guards to protect dogs' tails
Protect dogs' tails from getting battered against run walls.
Collect samples and take patient history while clients wait
Use the time clients spend in the waiting room to collect samples and take patient history.
Psyllium helps flush chicken bones
Flush out bone chips and help protect the intestinal lining.
Mind Over Miller: Three decisions that led to happiness
By Robert M. Miller, DVM
Major decisions that led Dr. Robert M. Miller to happiness.

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