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October 08, 2019

Tighten up your bandaging skills (photo slides)

Tisha A. Harper, DVM, DACVS, discusses common complications associated with external coaptation.  Along with general guidelines, she reviews common bandaging problems and complications. She also includes resources for educating clients about at-home bandage care.

March 13, 2018

Stem cell therapy has potential, but with cautions

Meredith Rogers, MS, CMPP, reviews the advances in stem cell therapies in veterinary medicine. She notes that clinical trials are few and most evidence of efficacy comes from anecdotal reports. Rogers says the biggest obstacles preventing more frequent use of stem cell therapy are access and cost. Beyond this, no guidelines currently exist with respect to stem cell therapy, though other resources can aid in making treatment decisions.

March 07, 2017

Free tools to help you practice preventative care

Energize your team and get them all pulling in the same direction regarding preventative care. By utilizing the first AAHA/AVMA Preventive Healthcare Guidelines for Dogs and Cats, along with a suite of tools, you can align your entire team around preventive healthcare protocols.

December 01, 2016

Pet professional business safety recommendations

A recent discussion among veterinary professionals and experts, which is currently available on VetFolio (titled: "2016 Pet Professionals Best Practices Consensus Statement"), addressed how pet professional businesses such as kennels, veterinary facilities, doggie daycares, dog walkers, groomers, and training facilities can prevent the spread of infectious diseases, including H3N2.

January 15, 2019

Are you the champion your practice needs? You’ll find the answer in this special workbook

Preventive Healthcare is an important part of your commitment to quality care for your patients. But, at any busy practice, preventive healthcare can get lost in the non-stop action of a regular day. Sometimes it takes a talented champion within the practice team to keep preventive healthcare a priority within your clinic.That champion can be you.

January 30, 2018

Prevention made easier with these free, online tools

Prevention is key to improving the lives of our patients and their owners. Learn how preventive care can make a positive difference in your practice with the Preventive Healthcare Certificate Program, from Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP).

July 01, 2016

Anti-emetics prevent anesthesia related vomiting and improve return to feeding

The 2015 AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats emphasize the role of opioids in the perioperative space noting they are the most effective drug class for managing acute pain and therefore should be used routinely as part of the preoperative analgesic protocol.[1] However, there may be undesirable effects when using this class of drugs, including acute emesis. A commonly used medication, maropitant citrate, is the first and only FDA approved medication for the prevention of preoperative vomiting in dogs given emetogenic agents such as opioids.

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