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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Renal disease in avian species is a relatively common occurrence in clinical practice and can be caused by a number of disease processes.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief review of important aspects of perioperative management.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Proper nutrition for companion avian species has long been and still is a central focus of avian veterinarians and aviculturists.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
This article will discuss methods of recognizing and diagnosing clinical liver disease in avian species including clinical signs, laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging, biopsy, histopathology and culture.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
Most avian practitioners and many owners understand the importance of yearly physical examination for disease prevention and care of the physical health of the bird.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
This paper will provide an overview of selected infectious diseases that avian practitioners are likely to see in a clinical avian practice.
Feb 29, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Denver, Colo. - 2/29/08 - The American Veterinary Medical Foundation and the Morris Animal Foundation will, for the second year in a row, co-sponsor two studies to fight canine and avian influenza.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
Few DVMS in this study reported using personal protective equipment.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2006
This article reviews the recent literature, common clinical presentations, and current recommendations on diagnosing and treating knemidocoptiasis.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2006
Anesthetic death is an unfortunate and unwelcome aspect of veterinary practice. Most, if not all, veterinarians have experienced the loss of a patient perioperatively. Especially unsettling is the death of a bird during the postoperative period when the patient is expected to make a complete recovery.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2006
Historically, cats have been considered to be resistant to influenza virus infections.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2006
In recent months, several rapid-fire and unfortunate developments have occurred in the avian influenza situation.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Before trimming a bird's wings, make sure the owner understands the procedure.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Before trimming a bird`s wings, make sure the owner understands the procedure. Most important, the owner should know that wing trims are not meant to completely keep birds from flying. I designed this handout for my bird-owning clients, so we can discuss wing trims before they are performed. --Dr. Jeffrey Rhody, Laurel, Md.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2006
Surgery may be necessary if the lead particles cannot be removed with other methods.