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Table of Contents: March/April 2019

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Features

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Managing Uveitis in Dogs and Cats

Rachel A. Allbaugh, DVM, MS, DACVO, Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Managing uveitis focuses on controlling inflammation, reducing pain, and preserving vision, but identifying the underlying condition can be elusive and requires some detailed detective work. Once the cause has been determined, the appropriate treatment—and prognosis—can be established.

ISSUES IN ENDOCRINOLOGY

Canine Hypothyroidism: Diagnosis and Treatment

Johanna Heseltine, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)
Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

monoclonal antibodies (mAbs)

PHARMACOLOGY

The Therapeutic Power of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

Darren Berger, DVM, DACVD
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine


Clinical Insights

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

Use of Acupuncture for Pain Management

Ronald Koh, DVM, MS, CVA, CVCH, CVFT, CCRP
Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine

While pharmacologic options for chronic, neuropathic, or persistent pain in animals remain the mainstays, effective and safe nonpharmacologic interventions—including acupuncture—can be an important part of a comprehensive pain management plan.

FOCUS ON

Mirtazapine: Addressing Appetite in Cats

Jessica Quimby, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Post-Grooming Furunculosis

Charlotte Means, DVM, MLIS, DABVT, DABT
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, Urbana, Illinois

FINDING BALANCE

Get Movin’!

Jessica Wilson, DVM
Just Food For Dogs, Irvine, California


Essentials

HEARTWORM HOTLINE

Feline Heartworm: Separating Fact from Fiction

Elizabeth Clyde-Druin, DVM
Clyde’s Animal Hospital, Mattoon, Illinois

NUTRITION NOTES

Nutrition and Wound Healing

Laura E. Peycke, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVSMR
Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Nutrition is one of the most fundamental of medical issues but is often ignored in the management of chronic wound patients. Develop a strategy that ensures your patients get the nutrients that are the necessary building blocks for healing wounds.

FROM THE FIELD

The Importance of Elevating Veterinary Technicians

Daniel Aja, DVM, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Medical Operations
Banfield Pet Hospital


Columns

EDITOR’S NOTE

Time’s Up? Not Yet

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

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