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Month: February 2018

 

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Incidence and risk factors of surgical site infection and septic arthritis after elective arthroscopy in horses

J.Y. Brunsting, F.J. Pille, M. Oosterlinck., M. Haspeslagh and H.C. Wilderjans | Veterinary Surgery | October 2017
Elective arthroscopy is generally associated with a low risk of complications; the most common postoperative complications include infections either as a surgical site infection (SSI) and/or septic arthritis…

Rabbits and guinea pig

Veterinarian nominated common conditions of rabbits and guinea pigs compared with published literature

N.J. Robinson, E. Lyons, D. Grindlay, M. L. Brenan | Veterinary Sciences | November 2017
Pet rabbits and guinea pigs are now the third and fourth most commonly presented small animal species in veterinary practices in the UK …

black and white holstein friesian cow grazing in grassland.

Risk of iatrogenic damage to the sciatic nerve in dairy cattle

R. M. Kirkwood, J.G. Remnant, R.M. Payne, A.M. Murphy and W. Wapenaar | Veterinary Record | November 2017
Damage to the sciatic nerve in cattle can lead to pain, lameness, and paralysis and therefore is a cause of concern for both welfare and productivity. Clinical texts indicate that sciatic nerve damage can be caused by intramuscular injections into the gluteal region with recommendations that gluteal or caudal thigh regions are not used for intramuscular injection in thin or young animals…

World Small Animal Veterinary Association Global Dental Guidelines

WSAVA | November 2017
Dental and oral diseases are one of the most common problems encountered in small animal practice. These diseases lead to conditions which can cause significant pain, thus undiagnosed or untreated dental disease is a significant animal welfare concern…

horse closeup

Nonstrangulating intestinal infarctions associated with Strongylus vulgaris: Clinical presentation and treatment outcomes of 30 horses (2008–2016)

T.H. Pihl, M.K. Nielsen, S.N. Olsen, P.S. Leifsson and S. Jacobsen | Equine Veterinary Journal | November 2017
The prevalence of Strongylus vulgaris in horses has increased in countries with a prescription-only anthelmintic policy. The migration of S. vulgaris larvae within the main branches of the cranial mesenteric artery is known to be associated with nonstrangulating intestinal infarction…

Introduction of a sepsis bundle in the ICU and ER: a case-based discussion

K. Gray | Veterinary Nursing Journal | November 2017
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) and sepsis are often encountered in veterinary practice; however, there are few sepsis care tools available to support veterinary professionals in recognising and managing this condition…