DVM360 MAGAZINE-07-01-2018

DVM360 MAGAZINE-07-01-2018

Cover Story
If a patient arrests in your veterinary hospital, how’s your resuscitation rate? Experts in emergency and critical care are collaborating on a mission to improve that number the world over.
Commonly prescribed drug not associated with improvement when compared with NSAID; experts vary on whether it still has a place in veterinary pain management.
News
By dvm360.com staff
Data shows pets aren’t getting complete protection against fleas, ticks and Lyme disease.
By dvm360.com staff
We don’t want to be corny, but the team at Care Animal Hospital of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, opted for high-quality materials and carefully planned details that show they care about clients when it came to their hospital's new veterinary design.
By dvm360.com staff
In the meantime, Texas A&M moves forward with its own plans for veterinary education in West Texas.
LiveDVM offers virtual appointments to pet owners and a business opportunity for veterinarians.
Learn about the motley monikers that took top honors in Nationwide’s Wackiest Pet Name contest this year.
As a veterinarian, I firmly believed only in what science could prove. Until I met Rachel.
By dvm360.com staff
Cat and kitten enrollment for ASPCA pet health insurance has increased 62 percent in four years, with feline veterinary services growing as well.
By dvm360.com staff
Researchers find that adult dogs prefer ‘dog-directed speech’—as long as you’re talking about something the pooch cares about.
Featured Contributors
Veterinary economics isn’t always about big financial trends. Sometimes it’s about drilling down to what you’re trying to do in your practice and trying out a new process, like this one, to get there.
It takes years of blood, sweat and tears to get a veterinary degree, but it can take about five seconds in the real world to feel clinically incompetent.
Veterinary professionals, you have a finite amount of time in this life—why are you spending it on other people’s priorities? Sit down, write out these two lists, and rejigger your commitments.
If you're thinking of retiring or selling your practice, Dr. Christopher Allen has some words of advice on making sure you set up your 'baby' to have a happy new life on its own.
This veterinary hospital owner says his 67-year-old associate is slowing down and needs to consider retiring. Is he out of line? Dr. Rosenberg weighs in.
Letters to the editor
By dvm360.com staff
Though the situation was fictional, dvm360 reader suggests it could have and should have been handled differently.
Equine
The team at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute gets to diagnosis and treatment quickly—and they say it makes all the difference.
By dvm360.com staff
Animal Health Trust is ready to stop horsing around with equine herpesvirus and begin development of a vaccine to protect against abortigenic and neurological equine herpesvirus.
Commentary
Regular exercise can help us handle not only the grueling years of vet school but the stresses we’ll face throughout our professional lives.
Medicine
When it comes to therapeutic goals in managing chronic kidney disease in cats, the target has moved. Are you hitting it?
Observing a growth in a dog or cat’s mouth doesn’t have to be an ‘Oh, no!’ moment. With careful planning, cytology, histopathology and proper surgical margins, removing benign masses carries an excellent prognosis.
By dvm360.com staff
From autoclavable shoes to less-mess cautery, veterinary surgeon Dr. Jennifer Wardlaw shares a few of her favorite surgical solutions.
Products360
By dvm360.com staff
Here’s our regular roundup of new and noteworthy veterinary products.
By dvm360.com staff
Ready for our regular rundown of new and notable veterinary products? Here we go …