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Archive: 2015

Veterinary Voice, October 2015 – When Cats Can’t Breathe: An Overview of Feline Respiratory Distress

November 23, 2015

  Dan Taylor, DVM Emergency Veterinarian   As one of the more common feline emergency presentations, cats in respiratory distress pose challenges in realizing a diagnosis, providing appropriate treatments and determining a prognosis. This presentation ...

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Veterinary Voice, September 2015 – Traumatic Brain Injury

October 6, 2015

Acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) should be suspected in any patient that has suffered trauma especially when they have evidence of external head injury (epistaxis, oral hemorrhage, facial or skull fractures, aural hemorrhage, and facial ...

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Veterinary Voice, September 2015 – Traumatic Brain Injury

October 6, 2015

  Sofia Kalkstein, DVM Emergency Veterinarian     Acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) should be suspected in any patient that has suffered trauma especially when they have evidence of external head injury (epistaxis, oral hemorrhage, ...

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Veterinary Voice, August 2015 – Antibiotic Resistance

August 31, 2015

  Ben Nolan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM Internal Medicine Specialist   The proper use of antibiotics and the emergence of antibiotic resistance have received much attention in recent years. At one point or another, all practitioners ...

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Veterinary Voice, July 2015 – Blood Glucose Emergencies

August 3, 2015

  Dana Dietrich, DVM   Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia can cause severe clinical signs requiring emergency treatment.   DKA is a complex, multifactorial, life-threatening disease process resulting in fluid, acid-base, and electrolyte abnormalities.  DKA occurs due ...

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Veterinary Voice, June 2015 – Colloids – To Use or Not?

June 29, 2015

  Wendy Yaphe, DVM, Dipl ACVIM Internal Medicine Specialist   Crystalloids vs Colloids – What do they do for us? Crystalloids are salt containing solutions that contain electrolytes and water in proportions that mimic that ...

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Veterinary Voice, May 2015 – Perineal Hernias

May 26, 2015

  What are perineal hernias?   Perineal hernias are located in the left or right perineal region. They occur secondary to weakness and seperation of the pelvic diaphragm. This loss of support allows deviation of ...

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Veterinary Voice, April 2015 – Pheochromocytomas

April 30, 2015

  Kelly N. Monaghan, DVM, DACVIM Internal Medicine Specialist   Adrenal tumors represent approximately 1% of all neoplasias in dogs. Of these, about 10-30% are pheochromocytomas. Pheochromocytomas are catecholamine-producing tumors of the adrenal medullary chromaffin ...

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Veterinary Voice, February 2015 – Contaminated Wound Treatment

February 26, 2015

  Trent Gall, DVM, MS, DACVS (Small Animal Surgeon)     Contaminated wounds, especially large wounds can be very difficult and expensive to treat. Especially those that are infected with resistant bacteria. There is a ...

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