VETERINARY MEDICINE, Jun 1, 2010 - Veterinary Medicine
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VETERINARY MEDICINE, Jun 1, 2010
Features
Diagnosing and managing canine EBP
By Christine M. Venema, DVM , Coretta C. Patterson, DVM, DACVIM
Canine eosinophilic bronchopneumopathy (EBP) is an important differential diagnosis for cough and dyspnea that practitioners frequently overlook because it is relatively uncommon.
The pathophysiology of eosinophilic bronchopneumopathy
By Christine M. Venema, DVM , Coretta C. Patterson, DVM, DACVIM
Eosinophilic bronchopneumopathy is thought to be a pulmonary hypersensitivity disorder that may be triggered by certain drugs, inhaled environmental allergens, or a parasitic, fungal, or bacterial respiratory tract infection.
Departments
CAPC road show: East bound and down!
By Michael Paul, DVM
This year's tour takes us through parts of the southeastern United States, where parasites continue to be a major threat to pets and people.
What you want to know about diabetic regulation
By Audrey K. Cook, BVM&S, MRCVS, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA
We asked you if you had questions for Dr. Audrey Cook about diabetes. Here are her responses.
Managing strychnine poisoning
By Safdar A. Khan, DVM, MS, PhD, DABVT , Mary Kay McLean, BS
The ASPCA APCC reports 146 strychnine poisoning cases throughout the United States.
Incidental finding of renal agenesis in a cat
By Tumkur Narasimhan, DVM, MS, PhD , Yassine Absar, DVM
An approximately 2-year-old feral female domestic shorthaired cat weighing 6.1 lb (2.8 kg) was presented to a spay and neuter clinic for a routine ovariohysterectomy.
Further advice on tooth extraction to treat aggression
By Valarie V. Tynes, DVM, DACVB
Veterinary behaviorist Valarie Tynes gives her perspective on this important topic.
Idea Exchange: How we anesthetize pot-bellied pigs
When anesthetizing a pot-bellied pig, we use a mask made from a plastic gallon jug.
Idea Exchange: Wrap up equipment to keep it dry
We wrap a small piece of plastic wrap around the capnograph connection to keep it dry when we perform dental procedures.
Idea Exchange: A tip for owners on administering liquid medicine
Coaxing pets, especially dogs, to take liquid medicine from a syringe is difficult.
Idea Exchange: Eliminate mess with smaller medicine containers
In our practice, we find it practical to dispense some liquid medications, such as dewormers, into smaller, more manageable containers.
Idea Exchange: Thorough notes simplify blood draws
With fractious patients, we keep a note on the front of their files indicating which location and technique for blood draw is best.
Mind Over Miller: An important choice
By Robert M. Miller, DVM
I believe this is the most important column I've ever written.

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