Table of Contents: January/February 2019
Want to view the full digital issue? Click here. Features CONTINUING EDUCATION Regional Anesthesia for the Dentistry and Oral Surgery Patient Brenda L. Mulherin, DVM, DAVDC Julie M. Riha, DVM Iowa State University Clients have significant anxiety when thinking about their pets being placed under general anesthesia. Adding regional anesthesia to the anesthetic protocol decreases …
Is This the Golden Age of Veterinary Medicine?
Veterinarians make meaningful contributions to enrich the lives of animals and fellow human beings, despite all the challenges and concerns that we address in our daily lives and the state of the world around us.
Telmisartan for Treating Systemic Hypertension
A review of the mechanism of action of the angiotensin II receptor blocker telmisartan; plus, its use in veterinary medicine to date.
Retriever: An Innovative “Career Center” App for the Veterinary Community
Whether you are a veterinarian, veterinary nurse, receptionist, or student, you can browse job openings with the Retriever app and apply to any that match your requirements.
Preliminary Data From Cannabidiol Clinical Trials “Promising” for Canines With Epilepsy
Researchers found that 89% of canines that received cannabidiol in a clinical trial had a reduction in the frequency of seizures compared to 43% in the control group.
Lead and Zinc Toxicity in Birds
When it comes to heavy-metal poisoning, lead and zinc are the most commonly reported of avian toxicoses in both captive and free-ranging birds.
New Year, New Mindset
As a veterinarian, your body takes a huge hit with the daily demands of the profession. Here’s how to begin each day with an energizing, positive routine.
Back to School: NAVC’s Pet Nutrition Coach Certification
The goal of NAVC’s Pet Nutrition Coach Certification program is to assist the entire veterinary healthcare team in integrating nutrition as a cornerstone of patient care.
The Hidden Characteristics of Heartworm Disease
Clients often don’t understand what heartworms are—nor do they understand the consequences of infection in their pets. We must stress prevention.