VETERINARY MEDICINE, Jul 1, 2011 - Veterinary Medicine
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VETERINARY MEDICINE, Jul 1, 2011
Features
Managing the comorbidities of urethral obstruction
By Elizabeth J. Thomovsky, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Anticipate and treat these seven conditions that can result from urethral obstruction.
Client handout: 10 life-threatening behavior myths in dogs
By Valarie V. Tynes, DVM, DACVB
Do your clients hold some of these misconceptions when it comes to dog behavior?
A challenging case: A dog with a painful red eye
By Juliet R. Gionfriddo, DVM, MS, DACVO , Thomas Chen, DVM
This dog's problem was not conjunctivitis—as was first thought—but something much more serious.
Departments
Clinical Exposures: A true dermoid cyst on a golden retriever's dorsal skull
By Alon Kramer, DVM, DACVS , Kei Hayashi, DVM, PhD, DACVS
The owner of this retriever first noticed the golf-ball-sized mass three days before presentation.
Have You Heard? Omeprazole vs. famotidine: A modern peek at gastric acid suppression in dogs (script)
By Avi Blake, DVM
The results of this study could affect how veterinarians manage gastric disease and protect against gastric injury in dogs.
Hot Literature: Trilostane or mitotane for canine adrenal-dependent hyperadrenocorticism: What factors influence survival?
By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
A recent retrospective study looked at factors that may influence survival in dogs with ADH medically managed with either trilostane or mitotane.
CVC Highlight: Tapeworm infections: Some unusual presentations
By Lora R. Ballweber, DVM, MS
Some important infections practitioners should be aware of.
Just Ask the Expert: Take-home pain control measures in cats
By Laura J. Smallwood, DVM, DACVIM (small animal internal medicine)
Veterinary internist Dr. Laura Smallwood reviews the choices for pain medication to send home with cat owners.
Idea Exchange: Organize feeding tubes with repurposed cardboard tubes
Stop hunting through drawers for the right tube with this reader tip.
Idea Exchange: Labeling syringes helps you avoid medication errors
This reader tip offers an easy way to double-check you're administering the right drug.
Idea Exchange: Make your own styptic powder dispenser
A D.I.Y. reader tip to keep styptic powder at hand.
Correction: Laboratory evaluation of kidney disease
In Figure 1 on page 244 of the article "Laboratory evaluation of kidney disease" in the May 2011 issue, a marker pointing to the distal tubule was incorrectly placed.
Are we too specialized? Part 1: Human medicine
By Robert M. Miller, DVM
Dr. Robert M. Miller raises his concerns about the shortage of general practitioners.

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