DVM Best Practices, Sep 1, 2002 - DVM
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DVM Best Practices, Sep 1, 2002
Staff Training
Using staff to gain senior care client compliance
By Fred L. Metzger, DVM, DABVP
Dr. Fred Metzer details how to use your staff effectively to incorporate a senior care program and achieve client compliance.
Diagnostics
Regular testing can serve as early prevention tool
By Johnny D. Hoskins, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Dr. Johnny Hoskins tackles some of the common errors made in diagnostic testing and the importance of regular testing in aging pets.
Pet Imaging
Additional MRI Images (PDF)
Additional MRI images
Skin Care
Clues the skin yields to internal disease
By Alice M. Jeromin, RPh, DVM, DACVD
Dr. Alice Jeromin identifies skin conditions that can serve as early warning signs of internal disease. Using these clues practitioners can help prolong the lives of their patients.
Behavioral Changes
Identifying and managing behavioral changes in older dogs and cats
By Karen L. Overall, MA, VMD, PhD, DACVB, CAAB
Dr. Karen Overall helps pinpoint the cognitive changes dogs and cats experience as they grow older and offer insight in the challenges of diagnosing and managing such cases.
Assessment Form (PDF)
Dr. Karen Overall's Behaviorial Assessment Form
Cushing's Disease
Hyperadrenocorticism offers obstacles in diagnosis, treatment
By Johnny D. Hoskins, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Dr. Johnny Hoskins troubleshoots the problems of identifying and treating Cushing's Disease.
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