Dealing with stromal ulcers in dogs

Date added: 19th August 2014   The following extract is taken from the information provided by European & RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology Claudia Hartley in June’s Small Animal Practice Club webinar ‘Corneal Ulceration in Dogs’. The stroma lies beneath the basement membrane and epithelium and constitutes about 90% of the total depth of…

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Practical tips for linear foreign bodies

Date added: 15th August 2014   Do you get excellent results with your linear foreign body surgeries? If you’d like some practical tips on how to get better outcomes, with lower stress levels, read on…. Linear foreign bodies are more challenging to deal with and the prognosis is generally not as good. They tend to…

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Analgesia – no pain, a lot to gain!

Date added: 13th August 2014   In the next webinar for Nurses Club, the University of Liverpool’s Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Anaesthesia, Briony Alderson, will cover everything you can do as a nurse to enhance the analgesia of all animals coming through the clinic. There will be a refresher on the mechanisms of pain…

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Cough cough…next webinar announcement!

Date added: 12th August 2014   A cough is a common presentation in dogs and a logical approach based on a thorough history and examination results in a definitive diagnosis in the majority of cases. In the next webinar for Small Animal Practice Club, ‘Approach to the Coughing Dog’, Medicine Specialist Jon Wray will concentrate…

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No more neurology nightmares!

Date added: 5th August 2014   Great news! Following on from the extremely popular ‘Neurology Boot Camp’ online course, there’s now an option available which focuses on felines. In Feline Neurology Boot Camp, delegates join expert course tutor Laurent Garosi for 6 1-hour video-packed online presentations. Study notes and a quiz follow to provide a…

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Find out how to spot the silent killers in this free webinar

Date added: 30th July 2014   Obvious, dramatic injuries to the musculoskeletal system and skin attract our immediate attention (and are usually of most concern to the owner at initial presentation) but we must not overlook the possibility of less obvious but more imminently life-threatening injury to the vital body systems. It is CRUCIAL that…

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Help! What to do when the Synacthen runs out…

Date added: 29th July 2014   The following extract is taken from the information provided by European & RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Small Animal Medicine Yvonne McGrotty in July’s Emergency and Critical Care Club webinar ‘Management of a Hypoadrenocortical Crisis’. Canine hypoadrenocorticism is an uncommon but potentially life-threatening condition which requires rapid diagnosis and…

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Abdominal radiology – test your knowledge!

Date added: 21st July 2014   Describe the abnormalities identified on this abdominal radiograph. What are your differential diagnoses? Are there any further imaging studies that you would recommend in this case? How would you obtain a definitive diagnosis? Have a good look then check the answer! Click here for the answer!

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Discover how to help Ronnie!

Date added: 17th July 2014   Ronnie is a fourteen year old Labrador, who is brought to you as an emergency after collapsing during a short walk. He is dehydrated, but renal and hepatic function are normal and there is no specific identifiable cause for the dehydration. Ronnie only drinks after eating his one meal…

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Get the best results when nursing recumbent in-patients

Date added: 15th July 2014   In this month’s Nurses Club webinar, Louise O’Dwyer will look specifically at the nursing care involved when dealing with recumbent patients. These patients are unable to carry out many of the normal, basic functions themselves, and so as nurses, we have to do this for them. They are often…

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