VETERINARY MEDICINE, Mar 1, 2013 - Veterinary Medicine
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VETERINARY MEDICINE, Mar 1, 2013
Features
A diagnostic approach to skin disease in geriatric cats
By Darcie Kunder, VMD , Karen A. Moriello, DVM, DACVD
When an older cat develops a skin problem, the presenting complaint will point you to a group of possible diagnoses.
When and how to use activated charcoal
By Justine A. Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT , Sherry Welch, DVM, DABT, DABVT
Learn when decontamination with activated charcoal will benefit your patients and how to best administer it.
Skills Laboratory: How to perform transpalpebral enucleation
By Cherlene Delgado, DVM , Ellison Bentley, DVM, DACVO
A step-by-step guide to removing a patient's painful, nonvisual eye.
Anterior stromal puncture: Recommended procedure for treating SCCEDs in dogs
By Cherlene Delgado, DVM , Ellison Bentley, DVM, DACVO
Find out how to perform this technique to treat hard-to-heal corenal ulcers.
Intracavitary and intralesional chemotherapy in dogs and cats
By Lisa Gorman, DVM , Jeffrey N. Bryan, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM (oncology)
In well-selected cases, these localized chemotherapies have shown promise.
Departments
Lecture Link: Patients with GDV—Challenging and rewarding cases
Dr. Elisa Mazzaferro says not to dread seeing these patients, because you can make a difference.
Have You Heard? Are cats taking an unhealthy bite out of wildlife?
An investigation looked into putting some numbers to the predatory nature of domestic free-ranging cats.
Journal Scan: Why mixed-breed dogs need their own generic breed name
By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
Does your practice have a patient list full of all-American dogs?
Journal Scan: Can budesonide help dogs with IBD?
By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
Clinical interest in this glucocorticoid stems from its immune-modulating effects directly at the level of the intestinal tract with few of the systemic effects typically associated with corticosteroids.
Journal Scan: Does storage in formalin affect urolith evaluation?
By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
A look at whether this practice will thwart your results.
Do you judge a cat by its coat color?
By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
These survey results reveal how some may associate a cat's personality with its coat color.
Journal Scan: Are dogs with head trauma more likely to experience seizures?
By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
This study says the likely answer is "Yes."
Journal Scan: Apomorphine and 3% hydrogen peroxide—is one agent better for inducing emesis in dogs?
By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
Find out which emetic is best in toxic situations.
Idea Exchange: For less stress and mess, laminate the urine test results chart
This idea will improve your urinalysis interpretation.
Idea Exchange: How to make your own dry-erase board
Save a little money and a lot of time with this reader tip.
Mind Over Miller: Dr. Pol, please get up-to-date
By Robert M. Miller, DVM
Dr. Robert Miller's take on the popular reality show The Incredible Dr. Pol.

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