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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2005
Antibiotic therapy and occasionally flushing of the sinuses will reduce the potential for post-surgical complications.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2005
It will be the equine veterinarian's job to introduce clients to new feeding concepts and to help them deal with the confusion that new choices will create.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2005
DENVER — They've pulled buffalo, llama, elk, deer, squirrels, snakes and ferrets from the brink of disaster. They've helped cattle, horses, cats and dogs, too, so Code 3 Associates must stock supplies to reflect the diversity of animals that it might save during any given disaster.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2005
New diagnostics and more-sensitive testing has complicated equine insurance further.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 15, 2005
The fact that the disease presents in a slightly different way in vaccinated horses makes clinical diagnosis even harder for veterinarians.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
A total of 104 cases of EEE had been confirmed in horses nationwide at presstime, according to the CDC.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
DENVER—Fifty years of service will be commemorated at the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) convention in December.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2004
Vision and comfort are best assessed in the undisturbed patient in its familiar environment.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2004
Though aging is the most-common cause of testicular degeneration, it also can be caused by higher heat in the testicles, adverse drug reactions or exposure to toxins and chemicals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
LEXINGTON, KY.—The American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) Foundation donated $3,000 to help supply Florida veterinarians with satellite telephones in lieu of recent hurricanes.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
WEST LAFAYETTE, IND.—Purdue University veterinarians set precedent for diagnosis and treatment of a kidney tumor in a 23-year-old horse. Jan Hawkins, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, associate professor of large animal surgery, Purdue University, removed the horse's kidney through its flank using no general anesthesia. The right kidney was removed using a hand-assisted laparoscopic technique.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
Any time a horse dies, other horses that might have been close to the deceased horse should be allowed to spend time near it.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
The AAEP supports the use of licensed technicians for some dental procedures.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2004
What is your number? We all have numbers that are important to us as individuals—our social security number, our telephone number, maybe even our bed's sleep number. But there should be another number that is important to you, too, and that is an AQI number. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is a means of reporting daily air quality, and it is a measure of how clean or polluted air in a specific location is. The AQI number directly relates to the possible health and environmental effects of air, as well as the calculated health risks within a few hours to days after breathing it.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2004
Eventually it will be possible to do high-quality MRI on standing horses.