VETERINARY MEDICINE, Aug 1, 2013 - Veterinary Medicine
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VETERINARY MEDICINE, Aug 1, 2013
Features
A practical guide to antiproteinuric drugs in dogs
By Barrak Pressler, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Dr. Barrak Pressler lays out the case for administering ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II-receptor blockers.
Algorithm: Administering ACE inhibitors and ARBs to treat proteinuria in dogs with glomerular disease
By Barrak Pressler, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Download this suggested protocol for treating proteinuria in dogs.
Clinical Rounds: Battling a Labrador's oral malignant melanoma
By Nathan D. Lee, DVM, DACVR (radiation oncology) , Laura Hammond, DVM , Jennifer Scruggs, DVM , Julia Lankton, DVM, DACVP , Rachel Seibert, DVM , Olya A. Smrkovski, DVM, DACVIM (oncology)
This team of experts stepped in to help extend the dog's life with targeted treatment. What can you learn from their approach to help your patients?
Departments
Leading Off: Fluid therapy strategies: New guidelines for dogs and cats
By Heidi L. Shafford, DVM, PhD, DACVAA
This comprehensive set of guidelines is a must-read and should receive a place in your library for training and regular reference.
Correction and Clarifications: A Practitioner's Quick Reference to Selected Parasiticides for Dogs and Cats
Please note these important corrections and clarifications.
Adrenal-dependent canine Cushing's disease: Mitotane or trilostane?
By David S. Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. David Bruyette makes his recommendation on treating this endocrine disease in dogs.
Tips for using cyclosporine long-term in atopic dogs
By Paul Bloom, DVM, DACVD, DABVP
Dr. Paul Bloom gives his dosing protocol for long-term cyclosporine therapy in dogs.
Busted! 11 myths about feline heartworm disease
Make sure your team and your clients know the truth when it comes to this deadly but preventable disease in cats.
Journal Scan: Can milk thistle be used to treat liver disease?
By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
Natural remedies abound for treating common diseases in people and pets, but what exact role they should play remains undetermined. This study looked specifically at the use of milk thistle for helping pets with liver disease.
Journal Scan: Anticoagulant rodenticide screening may help determine prognosis
By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
This study looked at whether such a screening is worth it and what it means if the results are negative.
Idea Exchange: Keep slides safe in a business card holder
Make sure slides no longer get misplaced or broken with this reader tip.
Idea Exchange: Reduce hospital waste by reusing bed pads
These pads are absorbent on one side and waterproof on the other and serve as excellent surgery or kennel pads.
Mind Over Miller: An exorbitant onychectomy
By Robert M. Miller, DVM
Dr. Robert Miller swore he would never again get involved in the cat declawing controversy, but then...

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