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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
The biochemical profile helps the veterinarian evaluate a patient's metabolic status through three specific groups of tests (metabolites, tissue enzymes and electrolytes).
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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.
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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 lecture will provide an overview of emergency management of critical avian patients by addressing emergency preparedness, supportive care, empirical drug therapy (e.g. antibiotics and supplements), nutritional support, oxygen therapy and oxygen therapy
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
In recent months, several rapid-fire and unfortunate developments have occurred in the avian influenza situation.
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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: 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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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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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2006
Surgery may be necessary if the lead particles cannot be removed with other methods.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2005
Avian medicine in the United States and abroad tends to be more focused on crisis and intervention than on preventive care and wellness. Therefore, in this article I discuss some of the basic considerations of emergency medical care in pet birds.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2005
Many researchers and health officials are concerned about the potential for an influenza pandemic caused by avian influenza virus.