VETERINARY MEDICINE, Feb 1, 2010 - Veterinary Medicine
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VETERINARY MEDICINE, Feb 1, 2010
Features
Exercise intolerance in retrievers
By Kevin L. Cosford, DVM, MVetSci, DACVIM , Susan M. Taylor, DVM, DACVIM
Retrievers typically have an active lifestyle, and many are engaged in hunting, field competition, or other strenuous activities such as agility or search and rescue work.
Glucocorticoid use in cats
By Andrew Lowe, DVM, MSc, DACVD
Understanding these feline-specific differences is important when prescribing these commonly used drugs.
Departments
Mind Over Miller: Why do we keep killing endangered species?
By Robert M. Miller, DVM
A National Geographic story details the costly steps many humans take to look good or cure illnesses.
New healthcare guidelines for cats at every stage of life
By Jacqueline C. Neilson, DVM, DACVB
In the United States, cats are more popular than dogs yet they receive less than half the veterinary care provided to their canine counterparts.
Research Updates: Ascites validated as a powerful prognostic indicator in canine chronic hepatitis
By Erika Meler, DVM, MS , Barrak Pressler, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
This study confirms that in dogs with confirmed primary chronic hepatitis, those patients with ascites at the time of diagnosis will have significantly decreased survival times compared with those without ascites.
Is "clipnosis" the answer to calming cats in the clinic?
By Avi Blake, DVM
Using two-inch standard binder clips to induce pressure on the neck, just behind the ear, the researchers obtained positive results.
Idea Exchange: A better way to mix medicines
A blood tube agitator-mixer helps mix medications that separate over time.
Idea Exchange: A handy at-home urine collection kit
This urine collection method makes it easy for clients to obtain a sample at home.
Idea Exchange: More benefits of lubricating endotracheal tube cuffs
Lubricating endotracheal tube cuffs can help reduce tracheal damage.

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