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Table of Contents: January/February 2020

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Features

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Tooth Extraction Complications in Dogs and Cats

Cindy Charlier, DVM, DAVDC
VDENT (Veterinary Dental Education, Networking and Training), Elgin, Ill.

The goal with all extractions is to extract the entire tooth and root without damage to surrounding structures. Unfortunately, complications do occur. Learn how to recognize potential complications and their causes to help minimize pain and discomfort for patients.

ISSUES IN GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS

Diagnosing Acute Pancreatitis in Dogs

Stuart A. Walton, BVSc, BScAgr, MANZCVS (SAIM), DACVIM
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

OPHTHALMOLOGY

Diagnosis and Treatment of Ocular Proptosis

Braidee C. Foote, DVM
Lionel Sebbag, DVM, DACVO
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine


Clinical Insights

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

Diving In: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Veterinary Medicine

Lindsay Elam, DVM, MPH, CVA
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

There are a number of conditions in veterinary patients that would benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Future veterinary clinical research will be key in identifying optimal treatment protocols and clinical implications.

MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Current Concepts in Periodontal Disease

Brook A. Niemiec, DVM, DAVDC, DEVDC, FAVD, Veterinary Dental Specialties & Oral Surgery, San Diego, Calif.
Kymberley Stewart, DVM, Conundrum Consulting, Toronto, Ont.

FOCUS ON

Oral Cyclosporine Use in Dogs

Todd Archer, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Andrew Mackin, BVMS, DVSc, DACVIM
Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine

FINDING BALANCE

The Cost of Caring Too Much?

Kate Boatright, VMD
NVA Butler Veterinary Associates and Emergency Center, Butler, Pa.


Essentials

NUTRITION NOTES

Effects of Diets, Treats, and Additives on Periodontal Disease

Alexander M. Reiter, Dipl. Tzt., Dr. med. vet., DAVDC, DEVDC
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

The gold standard for preventing periodontal disease in dogs and cats is professionally cleaned teeth and having clients perform home oral hygiene, but there are some foods, treats, and additives that can help reduce plaque and calculus buildup.

 

PARASITOLOGY

Whipworm in Dogs

Andrew Moorhead, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM (Parasitology)
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine

FROM THE FIELD

Loneliness, Pets, and the Role of Vets

Molly McAllister, DVM, MPH, Chief Medical Officer
Banfield Pet Hospital, Vancouver, Wash.


Columns

EDITOR’S NOTE

What Constitutes Animal Cruelty?

Simon R. Platt, BVM&S, FRCVS, DACVIM (Neurology), DECVN

INSIDE NAVC

Introducing: VMX Virtual!

TODAY’S VETERINARY NEWS

The Current State of Cannabis Research in Veterinary Medicine

Gary Richter, DVM, MS

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