Effective follow-up and regular monitoring by the entire veterinary team are critical components of a successful weight loss program.
Identify, prevent, and minimize pain. Use pain assessment as the fourth vital sign, using scales such as the University of Melbourne Pain Scale or the Glasgow Composites Measures Pain Scale.
For kittens and newly adopted cats with an unknown history of medical care, it is prudent to administer prophylactic treatment for parasites with broad-spectrum products efficacious against heartworms, intestinal parasites, and fleas. 17,120,121
In simple terms, radiation therapy utilizes ionizing radiation to kill cancer cells.
Adjunctive therapies have long been used as a means of improving the quality of life in veterinary cancer patients and are now an accepted component of oncology case management. Because the quality of their pet’s life is usually the owner’s first concern, decisions on primary and adjunctive therapies should not only consider disease factors but also the owner’s goals, preferences, and limitations.
References for the 2021 AAHA/AAFP Feline Life Stage Guidelines
When marketing to your clients through social media, newsletters, email blasts, fliers, blogs, or direct mail, the benefits fall into four categories.
Asynchronous communication, or communication between parties that is not live, may allow practices to be more efficient in managing their schedules by eliminating phone and email tag. It also provides more opportunities for marketing and engagement. Younger generations often prefer asynchronous communication like texting.