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UC Davis veterinary technician creates equine CT table

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 06, 2017

No crane needed here; this team looked instead to an innovative carbon fiber design.

UC Davis identifies genetic risk factor for squamous cell carcinoma in horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 30, 2017

Test can help veterinarians monitor at-risk patients, assist owners with breeding decisions.

Identifying a better equine ID method

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 26, 2017

Veterinarians and equine experts sound off on ideas for a better way to protect American horses from theft and disease outbreaks. (Hint: It's microchips.)

Dystocia in the mare: Manipulating a better outcome

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 08, 2017

When a foal’s improper placement is interfering with delivery, the veterinarian’s success hinges on accurate determination of the cause and swift, appropriate intervention.

Equine ophthalmology for kids

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 03, 2017

Derrick the Jumping Horse Has Eye Surgery is a children’s book with its hooves planted in reality and a desire to encourage readers to discover their true purpose.

Equine medicine

UC Davis veterinary technician creates equine CT table

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 06, 2017

No crane needed here; this team looked instead to an innovative carbon fiber design.

dvm360 product report: New equine drug, mouse morphology book

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 06, 2017

Here's our weekly rundown of new and notable veterinary products.

UC Davis identifies genetic risk factor for squamous cell carcinoma in horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 30, 2017

Test can help veterinarians monitor at-risk patients, assist owners with breeding decisions.

A survey of equine skin diseases

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 23, 2017

From ringworm to allergies to skin cancer, a veterinary dermatologist walks you through some updates on the most common conditions you might face in your equine veterinary patients.

Dystocia in the mare: Manipulating a better outcome

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 08, 2017

When a foal’s improper placement is interfering with delivery, the veterinarian’s success hinges on accurate determination of the cause and swift, appropriate intervention.

Equine financial management

5 things that can go wrong in a veterinary practice sale

VETERINARY ECONOMICS

In years of evaluating no-value, low-value veterinary hospitals and practice sales that have fallen through, I've seen my share of these problems. Don't make them yours.

Repayment realities: Why do some DVMs take longer to pay off student debt?

DVM360 MAGAZINE

Demographic factors correlate with shorter—and longer—veterinary loan payback periods.

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.

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.