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Associations of body condition score with health conditions related to overweight and obesity in cats

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K.T. Teng, P.D. McGreevy, J.A.M.L. Toribio, D. Raubenheimer, K. Kendall and N.K. Dhand | Journal of Small Animal Practice | October 2018
The aim of this retrospective case study was to investigate possible associations between body condition score (BCS) and health conditions that relate to overweight and obesity (O&O) in cats...

'Care about my animal, know your stuff and take me seriously': United Kingdom and Australian clients' views on the capabilities most important in their veterinarians

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K. Hughes, S.M. Rhind, L. Mossop, K. Cobb, E. Morley, M. Kerrin, C. Morton and M. Cake | Veterinary Record | September 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate client views on what they expect from veterinary surgeons, particularly what makes for a positive experience...

The clinical efficacy of EMLA cream for intravenous catheter placement in client-owned dogs

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H. van oostrom and T.G. Knowles | Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia | September 2018
The aim of the study was to assess the efficacy of EMLA, a topical anaesthetic cream containing lidocaine and prilocaine, on dogs in a clinical setting prior to placement of intravenous (IV) catheter, and to compare efficacy after a 30 or 60-minute application time...
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Conservative versus surgical treatment of 21 sports horses with osseous trauma in the proximal phalangeal sagittal groove diagnosed by low-field MRI

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G. Lipreri, B.M. Bladon, M.E. Giorio and E.R. Singer | Veterinary Surgery | September 2018
This retrospective case series study aimed to determine whether conservative or surgical treatment was the best treatment option for sports horses diagnosed with lameness caused by osseous trauma within the subchondral bone of the sagittal groove of the proximal phalanx diagnosed by low-field MRI...

Using checklists in veterinary nursing: what can human healthcare teach us?

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H. Ballantyne | Veterinary Nursing Journal | September 2018
This article discusses the benefits of using checklists in healthcare settings and asks whether they are transferable to veterinary nursing...

A practical approach to dealing with contagious ovine digital dermatitis (CODD) on farms

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J. Angell, D. Grove-White and J. Duncan | Livestock | September 2018
Contagious ovine digital dermatitis (CODD), which causes severe lameness in sheep, is considered to affect approximately 50% of farms in the UK yet the evidence base is limited and treatment and control on affected farms can be problematic...
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