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dvm360.com: Apr 30, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
Whether your practice sees exotic pets or you simply field a phone call every now and then, arm your team to educate clients on exotic pet care using these tools.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2015
These gentle birds are a great way to start with avian species.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 30, 2015
Take a peek at how this turkey with a tennis-ball sized tumor was successfully treated.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 12, 2014
Follow this advice to expand your expertise in this area of avian medicine.
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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
For a veterinary technician overseeing an avian or exotic animal patient, diagnostic testing is an essential tool in formulating a definitive diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan. Diagnostic testing is simply not a luxury for veterinary teaching hospitals, but a necessity for every clinical practice that sees these patients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2011
Dr. Juliet Gionfriddo helps find the cause of Lucky Duck's eye matter.
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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.