No pain-true gain?
Half of all veterinary patients present emergently in pain, especially dogs presenting with orthopedic or neurosurgical conditions, yet rapid and accurate identification and scoring of pain remains challenging.
Read More Lifelong care
The objective of the Lifelong Care initiative is to support pet, pet owner, and veterinary practice wellness.
Read More Inflammation: It’s a pain when things blow up!
Though there are many types of pain that exist in our patients, all of those who present for a procedure where pain needs to be treated should be assessed for the presence and/or potential for inflammatory pain!
Read More Do local blocks and epidurals strike a nerve in your practice?
Locoregional nerve blockade provides pain control and comfort, lowered inhalant concentrations, difficult tissue handling, and reduced postop inflammation.
Read More Clinical communication skills in veterinary practice
This blog post will focus will be on relationship-centered communication, rather than a paternalistic approach.
Read More Cranky kitties: Diagnosis and management of feline osteoarthritis
Canine osteoarthritis (OA) is a well characterized chronic disease, but he same cannot be said for feline osteoarthritis. This article discusses what we currently know about feline OA.
Read More Non-invasive point-of-care monitors in ER/ICU and anesthesia
In this post, Stephen Cital discusses the Radical-7 Pulse CO-Oximeter by Masimo Corp., the only FDA-approved non-invasive CO2-oximeter marketed for veterinary use.
Read More Tooth resorption in dogs and cats
Tooth resorption is the progressive destruction of the calcified substance of permanent teeth by clastic cells. It can be extremely painful and is one of the most common oral diseases seen in cats. It is also frequently found in dogs.
Read More Dentistry beyond dental cleaning
There's much more to dentistry than routine cleaning. Check out this post describing commonly-encountered tooth disorders.
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