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Month: August 2018

 

Evaluating the effect of metronidazole plus amoxicillin-clavulanate versus amoxicillin-clavulanate alone in canine haemorrhagic diarrhoea: a randomised controlled trial in primary care practice

V. Ortiz, L. Klein, S. Channell, B. simpson, B. Wright, C. Edwards, R. Gilbert, R. Day and S.L. Caddy | Journal of Small Animal Practice | July 2018
In primary care practice haemorrhagic diarrhoea in dogs is one of the most common conditions for which antibiotics are prescribed…

Minimising complications in soft tissue surgery — recent advances

T. Charlesworth | Companion Animal | May 2018
Discussion of complications in surgery has traditionally focused on surgical training and the refinement of technical skills in an attempt to minimise the severity and frequency of these complications…

ECG of a dog

How ECG monitoring contributes to patient care

C. Pace | The Veterinary Nurse | May 2018
Electrocardiography (ECG) is a valuable monitoring aid that records information concerning the rate, rhythm and electrical activity of the heart…

Clinical and intestinal histologic features of horses treated for recurrent colic: 66 cases (2006–2015)

H.L. Stewart, J.B. Engiles, D. Stefanovski and L. Southwood | Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association | May 2018
For many horses with recurrent colic, the cause for recurrence is unknown…

Lack of efficacy of monepantel against trichostrongyle nematodes in a UK sheep flock

K. Hamer, D. Bartley, A. Jennings, A. Morrison and N. Sargison | Veterinary Parasitology | June 2018
Parasitic gastroenteritis in growing lambs is a significant problem which limits productivity. The development of anthelmintic resistance to the traditional treatments (benzimidazoles, imidazothiazoles and macrocyclic lactones) is a cause of growing concern…

Performance evaluation and validation of the animal trauma triage score and modified Glasgow Coma Scale with suggested category adjustment in dogs: A VetCOT registry study

K. Ash, G.M. Hayes, R. Goggs and J.P. Sumner | Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care | May/June 2018
The animal trauma triage (ATT) score is used in veterinary medicine to measure illness severity in trauma patients in an attempt to calculate mortality risk probability…