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May/June 2013

Table of Contents: May/June 2013

Want to view the the full digital issue? Click here. Features   Clinical Approach to the Canine Red Eye Elizabeth Barfield Laminack, DVM; Kathern Myrna, DVM, MS; and Phillip Anthony Moore, DVM, Diplomate ACVO GI Intervention: Approach to Diagnosis &Therapy of the Patient With Acute Diarrhea P. Jane Armstrong, DVM, MS, MBA, Diplomate ACVIM University …

The Practitioner’s Acid–Base Primer: Obtaining & Interpreting Blood Gases

Lori S. Waddell, DVM, Diplomate ACVECC This article is the first in a 2-part series that addresses alterations in acid–base and respiratory function, which are common in both emergency patients as well as hospitalized, critically ill patients. Familiarity with obtaining and interpreting blood gases can be essential in the management of these patients. Part 1 …

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcal Infections: Recent Developments

Christine L. Cain, DVM, Diplomate ACVD The increasing prevalence of staphylococcal antimicrobial resistance, particularly methicillin resistance, presents a challenge to veterinary practitioners treating clinical infections. Failure to recognize staphylococcal antimicrobial resistance frequently results in ineffective empiric therapeutic choices and protracted clinical disease. In addition, concern is developing regarding potential transmission of antimicrobial-resistant strains from humans …

GI Intervention: Approach to Diagnosis & Therapy of the Patient With Acute Diarrhea

P. Jane Armstrong, DVM, MS, MBA, Diplomate ACVIM Diarrhea can be defined as increased fecal fluidity, usually accompanied by increased defecation frequency and volume of feces. Most cases of diarrhea are mild and self-limiting, requiring minimal diagnostics and therapy. Life-threatening cases can occur, however, that require greater diagnostic efforts and intensive care. ACUTE VERSUS CHRONIC …

Clinical Approach to the Canine Red Eye

Elizabeth Barfield Laminack, DVM; Kathern Myrna, DVM, MS; and Phillip Anthony Moore, DVM, Diplomate ACVO The acute red eye is a common clinical challenge for general practitioners. Redness is the hallmark of ocular inflammation but a nonspecific sign related to a number of underlying diseases. Proper evaluation depends on effective and efficient diagnosis in order …

Case of the Missing Tooth

Brook A. Niemiec, DVM, FAVD, Diplomate AVDC The challenge is to determine the list of differentials, associated therapies, and further diagnostic measures based on an intra-oral image and radiograph of a missing tooth. QUESTION During a routine visit, it is discovered that the patient—a pug—is missing a mandibular first premolar (Figure 1); there is no …

The Future of Veterinary Medicine

Travis Meredith, DVM, MBA, Diplomate ACT In the March/April 2013 issue of Today’s Veterinary Practice, Dr. Travis Meredith discussed The New York Times’ article, High Debt and Falling Demand Trap New Vets, in our The Back Page column and let readers know that Today’s Veterinary Practice would be examining the issues raised in the article …

The 10 Commandments of Cat Management

The management of multi-cat households requires attention to the art of feline care. The considerations are organized into 10 Commandments that cover space layout, intra-cat behavioral considerations, food distribution, water sources, play opportunities, litter boxes, resting places, scratching opportunities, urine marking, and outside areas. When managing multicat households, I like to organize the art of …

Small Animal Spinal Radiography Series: Thoracic Spine Radiography

Imaging Essentials provides comprehensive information on small animal radiography techniques. This article is the second in a 3-part series covering cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine radiography. The following anatomic areas have been addressed in previous columns; these articles are available at todaysveterinarypractice.com (search “Imaging Essentials”). Thorax Scapula, shoulder, and humerus Abdomen Elbow and antebrachium Pelvis …

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