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Arizona animal massage therapists win lawsuit against veterinary board

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 09, 2017

Licensure is no longer a requirement to practice animal massage in the state.

Mind Over Miller: The longest running college prank in history?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 02, 2017

In his latest book, Dr. Miller tells how pre-TV days inspired home-grown entertainment in the form of practical jokes.

Meconium aspiration syndrome in foals

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 31, 2017

When a foal becomes hypoxic in utero, a vicious cycle can ensue. Here’s a look at meconium aspiration syndrome prevalence and treatment in foals, as well as learnings from other species.

Trump memorandum puts final horse soring rule in limbo

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 30, 2017

Regulatory freeze means rule has yet to be entered into Federal Register, the last step in making it official.

Final horse soring rule could lead to legal action

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 21, 2017

Some applaud USDA’s final ruling on safeguards against soring. Organizations in the Tennessee walking horse industry threaten legal action.

Equine medicine

Meconium aspiration syndrome in foals

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 31, 2017

When a foal becomes hypoxic in utero, a vicious cycle can ensue. Here’s a look at meconium aspiration syndrome prevalence and treatment in foals, as well as learnings from other species.

Transabdominal ultrasonography: Assessing ascarid burden in foals

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 03, 2017

Heavy infection with these parasites may be life-threatening—just 60 percent of hospitalized cases survive. This new tool can help practitioners know which young horses are most at risk.

Equine Image Quiz: A large, ulcerated abdominal lesion

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 29, 2016

The itchy, growing wound also contains small, gritty masses. What is the most likely diagnosis?

Gallop out of the Iron Age

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Dec 14, 2016

Running shoes for horses? Giddy up.

New equine PET scan program at UC Davis proving successful

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 07, 2016

School one of the first to offer equine PET scans since machine's arrival in August.

Equine financial management

Land of confusion: The sad state of state practice laws for equine practice

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Horses: They’re not big dogs or skinny cows. So state veterinary practice acts need to set separate regulations to guide who can offer medical care for equines—and how.

The C corp that will get you double taxed

VETERINARY ECONOMICS

With changes in the tax code over the years, S corporation status is more attractive than C corporations for veterinary hospitals these days. Here's why.

What happens to taxes under Trump?

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Everybody will be affected: the well-off as well as the nation's veterinary practice owners and just about every tax-paying American. Here’s our guess in President Trump’s first month of office on the future of Uncle Sam’s revenue.

Equine proceedings papers from CVC

Equine self-mutilation syndrome: Behavior or medical? (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

By Jeannine Berger, DVM, DACVB, DACAW, CAWA

In this presentation an overview of pathological self-injurious behavior (ESMS) is being discussed.

Infection control 101 (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

By Brandy Burgess, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVIM, DACVPM

Veterinarians must take appropriate precautions to mitigate the risk of infectious disease in patients and hospital personnel.

Protecting the patients of tomorrow: Hospital-based infection control (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

By Brandy Burgess, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVIM, DACVPM

Veterinary hospitals, by their very nature, create a high risk environment for the transmission of infections agents – bringing together animals from many different farms with varying levels of compromise. Outbreaks of healthcare-associated infections commonly occur in veterinary hospitals with 82% of American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited veterinary teaching hospitals (VTHs) reporting such events within the previous 5 years [1].

Diagnostic testing: What do those results really mean? (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

By Brandy Burgess, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVIM, DACVPM

Diagnostic testing is an integral part of the practice of veterinary medicine – but are all test results equal?

Epidemiology for the practicing veterinarian (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

By Brandy Burgess, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVIM, DACVPM

In the era of evidence-based medicine – or the “…conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients” [1] – it is critical that practitioners have a strong epidemiological foundation upon which clinical experience and best available external evidence can be integrated.