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Colic Field Diagnostics: How to Get the Most Out of the Basics

This session discusses how to do a basic colic exam. A basic exam typically allows for a diagnosis to be made. Localizing and categorizing the lesion allows you to make an informed decision on an appropriate course of action.Please note: If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.

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Colic Field Diagnostics: Which Advanced Diagnostics to Choose to Make a Difference

A colic basic exam typically enables a diagnosis. However, the basics don't work for every single case and additional diagnostics are sometimes necessary. Ultrasound, abdominocentesis, bloodwork, and fecal diagnostic equipment and techniques are discussed.Please note: If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.

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Flexible GI Endoscopy in Clinical Practice

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Endoscopy has an important role in the diagnosis and management of a variety of conditions, and many practices that have this technology underutilize it. This session reviews what equipment you need and what steps you can take to start making endoscopy a valuable...

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Small Animal Abdominal Interactive Radiology & Ultrasonography Interpretation Part 2

Part 2 of 3. Two important aspects of small animal radiology and ultrasonography are the detection of description of the abnormal findings(s) and also the interpretation of these finding. In this session, cases of small animals with abdominal abnormalities (radiology and ultrasonography) will be used to illustrate the importance of correct description of abnormalities for formulation of a meaningful differential diagnosis. Please note:   If you were an attendee at this AAHA...

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Fever of Unknown Origin: Pathways to a Diagnosis

Dogs that present with the vague client complaint of "ain't doin' right" can be a particularly difficult diagnostic challenge when the only significant finding on a routine physical examination is fever. The cryptic fever becomes even more challenging when the results of routine diagnostic laboratory work fail to localize the disease process. The veterinarian is then faced with the dilemma of determining which diagnostic test to choose to uncover the etiology of the fever. The dilemma,...

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ACT Online Training on VetFolio: Blood Collection

Please note: This is a premium content course that must be purchased separately to VetFolio before it can be accessed. A VetFolio subscription is not required to purchase this course. For more information, or to purchase the course, please click here!In this 8-module course, learn how to quickly identify different needles and syringes used in the veterinary practice and how to practice safe handling. Understand common blood collection tubes, how they are utilized and the proper techniques...

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Small Animal Abdominal Interactive Radiology & Ultrasonography Interpretation Part 3

Part 3 of 3. Two important aspects of small animal radiology and ultrasonography are the detection of description of the abnormal findings(s) and also the interpretation of these finding. In this session, cases of small animals with abdominal abnormalities (radiology and ultrasonography) will be used to illustrate the importance of correct description of abnormalities for formulation of a meaningful differential diagnosis. Please note:   If you were an attendee at this AAHA...

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Small Animal Abdominal Interactive Radiology & Ultrasonography Interpretation Part 1

Part 1 of 3. Two important aspects of small animal radiology and ultrasonography are the detection of description of the abnormal findings(s) and also the interpretation of these finding. In this session, cases of small animals with abdominal abnormalities (radiology and ultrasonography) will be used to illustrate the importance of correct description of abnormalities for formulation of a meaningful differential diagnosis.Please note:   If you were an attendee at this AAHA...

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Fatal Oleander Toxicosis in Two Miniature Horses (Case Report)

AbstractTwo young American miniature horses from the same farm were evaluated by a veterinarian due to presence of lethargy, anorexia, and cardiac arrhythmias. Both horses were treated aggressively with IV fluids and other supportive measures. The first horse died approximately 72 hr after the start of clinical signs and the second horse was humanely euthanized due to poor response to treatment. Oleander toxicosis was suspected based on the types of clinical signs present and due to several...

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Tarantula Hair Keratoconjunctivitis with Concurrent Fungal Infection in a Rat Terrier (Case Report)

AbstractA 9 yr old rat terrier presented with corneal ulceration and conjunctivitis that developed acutely after digging among dry leaves in wooded northern Arizona. Ophthalmic examination revealed multiple linear foreign bodies throughout the adnexal tissue and cornea of the left eye. Manual removal of material was unsuccessful. The palpebral conjunctiva required excision with tenotomy scissors to remove structures and allow corneal healing. Microscopic examination revealed structures...

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