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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Accurately weighing birds is difficult; however, I've found that placing the bird in a clear, plastic strawberry container and weighing the bird and container make this task much easier.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
Deciding to open your practice to seeing avian and exotic patients is definitely a great idea. Avian and exotic pets are growing in numbers and people are just as, and sometimes even more attached to them as others are to their pet dogs and cats.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
A 4 year old neutered male rabbit weighing 1.98 kg presented in December of 2002 for a 1 year history of nasal discharge and violent sneezing.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
The pediatric avian patient can present with a wide variety of clinical conditions, many of which are specific to this age group.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
The cloaca is a complex structure in the avian patient. Its primary function is the retention and expulsion of intestinal, reproductive, and urinary products.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
Nutrition is the process by which birds and all other animals consume food items and utilize it in the body for growth, tissue replacement or repair and the continuance of life.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
Gastrointestinal diseases and disorders are common in avian patients. This presentation will give an overview of anatomy and clinical presentations of gastrointestinal (GI) disease in birds.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Influenza virus is an ancient virus that has affected man for many centuries.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
When one speaks of pain management in dogs they are discussing one species with research to back up their statements.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 05, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Philadelphia - A new way to vaccinate against avian flu, developed at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, could better protect against mutations and multiple flu strains.
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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
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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
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.