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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2014
By dvm360.com staff
The organization?s legislative agenda lists bills that may affect its members in a variety of ways.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2013
Veterinarian Bo Brock's doctor-brother gets 'stuck' in an ostrich hunt.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 29, 2013
Devoicing and debeaking are complex veterinary surgical procedures performed on roosters to keep them from making noise and fighting. Dr. Eric Klaphake offers his views on these techniques and how to explain them to clients.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 04, 2012
By dvm360.com staff
National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity recommends publishing revised studies on mutated H5N1 virus.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Feline coronaviruses are large enveloped single-stranded RNA viruses. They can be classified into two subtypes, of which Type I is the most prevalent. Type II originated from recombination of Type I FCoV and canine coronavirus and has been used in development of the FIP vaccine.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Decontamination of patients with ingested toxins is achieved by emesis induction or gastric lavage, followed by administration of charcoal (adsorbs toxins enabling their excretion from the GI tract). Cathartics may be added to activated charcoal to hasten elimination.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
There are many therapeutic options open to veterinarians when treating patients. Unfortunately, as case numbers increase treatment options are narrowed due to different reasons.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
It is a clinical challenge when veterinarians have to administer therapeutic procedures to pet avian patients. The thoughtful use of therapeutic procedures on a debilitated patient is often correlated to the success or failure of treating a patient.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Treating dermal injuries, fracture stabilization, stabilization of fracture sites after internal orthopedic repair, joint injuries and prevention of self trauma are common reasons bandages are used on avian patients.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
The first condition a veterinarian must consider when a case presents for abnormal feather loss is whether the feather loss is normal.