What do you know about vestibular disease? Test your knowledge!

Date added: 27th March 2014   Test your neurology knowledge in this quick quiz!   What are the two main causes of peripheral vestibular disease?   How will you distinguish between them, and what will you do next for your patient?   Scroll down for the answers!             Click here…

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And the best way to manage idiopathic epilepsy is…… Find out in this free webinar!

Date added: 25th March 2014   In this free 1 hour webinar, Head of the Neurology/Neurosurgery Service at the Animal Health Trust, Luisa De Risio helps you to cut through the confusion and make sure that you are choosing the best treatment regimes for your epileptic patients.   Find out: Is that epilepsy or could…

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Discover the secret to making the most of your 10 minute orthopaedic consultation!

Date added: 24th March 2014   Ten minutes isn’t long. Even fifteen or twenty minutes isn’t long enough to collect a useful clinical history, perform a thorough clinical examination, formulate a differential list and a diagnostic plan, and communicate it all effectively to an owner! In April’s Orthopaedic Club webinar, Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon at Chestergates…

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Bunnies with balance issues!

Date added: 21st March 2014   If you see rabbits in your practice on a regular basis, you will have encountered nervous system disorders such as pasteurellosis, encephalitozoonosis, trauma and toxaemia, although obtaining a final diagnosis can be a real challenge. In March’s Exotics Club webinar ‘Neurology in Rabbits’, Lecturer in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine…

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Are puppies born with hip dysplasia?

Date added: 20th March 2014   Hip dysplasia is the most common heritable orthopaedic disease seen in dogs. In February’s Orthopaedic Club webinar, Head of Small Animal Orthopaedics at the University of Liverpool’s Small Animal Teaching Hospital Rob Pettitt looked into the causes of hip dysplasia, and its link to hip laxity as well as…

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Feel more confident when making decisions on acute abdominal cases

Date added: 18th March 2014   Your small animal patient that presents with an ‘acute abdomen’ can prove a major diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. What are your priorities? When should you operate and when shouldn’t you? How is GDV best managed? What about tricky intestinal obstructions or septic peritonitis?   In the next webinar for…

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Find out what the current perspectives are on canine lymphoma in a free webinar!

Date added: 17th March 2014   In this free 1 hour webinar, Arno Roos will provide you with the latest thinking on the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of canine lymphoma. Specifically, the presentation will focus on: A current overview of the pathology of lymphoma Options and advice on diagnosing the disease Current thinking on the…

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Do strokes happen in dogs?

Date added: 14th March 2014   The term ‘cerebrovascular disease’ is defined as any abnormality of the brain resulting from a pathological process compromising its blood supply. ‘Stroke’ or ‘cerebrovascular accident’ (CVA) is the most common clinical presentation of cerebrovascular disease and is defined as a clinical syndrome characterised by the abrupt onset of a…

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Acute spinal injuries in cats

Date added: 13th March 2014   The most common causes of acute spinal cord injury in cats include ischaemic myelopathy, disc herniation and exogenous spinal trauma. In the next webinar for Neurology Club, Dr Laurent Garosi will provide his expert advice on how to establish a differential diagnostic list, perform a neurological examination, assess severity…

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Weak and wobbly cats

Date added: 13th March 2014   Dr Laurent Garosi’s February Neurology Club webinar dealt with the diagnostic challenge of neuromuscular diseases in cats. Peripheral nerve, neuromuscular junction and muscle diseases most often produce lower motor neuron signs with varying degree of paresis, hypotonia, hyporeflexia and muscle atrophy. Many cats will present a plantigrade stance or…

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