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Home monitoring of heart rate and heart rhythm with a smartphone-based ECG in dogs

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T. Vezzosi, R. Tognetti, C. Buralli, F. Marchesotti, V. Patata, E. Zini and O. Domenech | Veterinary Record | December 2018
The aims of this study were to evaluate the feasibility of owners recording ECG tracings of their dogs at home with a smartphone ECG device, to assess owner satisfaction with carrying out the task and to assess the quality of the ECG tracings for interpretation...

Prospective randomised blinded clinical trial assessing effectiveness of three dental plaque control methods in dogs

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R.M. Allan, V.J. Adams and N.W. Johnston | Journal of Small Animal Practice | December 2018
The aim of this randomised, blinded clinical trial was to investigate the effectiveness of three commonly used stand-alone methods of controlling dental plaque accumulation using a ‘clean mouth’ model...

Introducing the Ward Phlebitis Scoring Chart 2018: A reflective and personal practical review and approach

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A. Ward | Veterinary Nursing Journal | October 2018
The author of this article discusses the development of a care plan for IV catheters to ensure a holistic experience for the veterinary patient...

The influence of hay steaming on clinical signs and airway immune response in severe asthmatic horses

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M. Orard, E. Hue, A. Couroucé, C. Bizon-Mercier, M.P. Toquet, M. Moore-Colyer, L. Couëtil, S. Pronost, R. Paillot, M. Demoor and E.A. Richard | BMC Veterinary Research | November 2018
This study aimed to determine the clinical, cytological and cytokine respiratory responses of horses affected with severe equine asthma (sEA) (previously known as recurrent airway obstruction) to steamed or dry hay...

Influence of dietary restriction and low‐intensity exercise on weight loss and insulin sensitivity in obese equids

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N.J. Bamford, S.J. Potter Courtnay, L. Baskerville, P.A. Harris and S.R. Bailey | Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine | December 2018
This study aimed to evaluate the effect adding a low-intensity exercise programme to dietary restriction has on insulin sensitivity and plasma adipokine concentrations in obese horses and ponies...
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