Entries by Myai Du

Patterns of antimicrobial agent prescription in a sentinel population of canine and feline veterinary practices in the United Kingdom

D.A. Singleton, F. Sanchez-Vizcaino, S. Dawson, P.H. Jones, P.J.M. Noble, G.L. Pinchbeck, N.J. Williams and A.D. Radford | The Veterinary Journal | June 2017
Antimicrobial resistance is recognised as a global health threat and tackling the use of antibiotics is a high priority…

Principles of triage and first aid in wildlife casualties

E. Mullineaux | Companion Animal | June 2017
It is a regulatory, legal and ethical requirement that veterinary professionals provide emergency care to all indigenous wildlife casualties. Being able to quickly decide which cases are suitable for treatment, rehabilitation and eventual release and which should be euthanised is essential for ensuring animal welfare…

Canine dystocia in 50 UK first-opinion emergency-care veterinary practices: prevalence and risk factors

D.G. O’Neill, A.M. O’Sullivan, E.A. Manson, D.B. Church, A.K. Boag, P.D. McGreevy and D.C. Brodbelt | Veterinary Record | July 2017
The prevalence of dystocia is a major welfare concern in dogs of certain breeds. Previous studies have reported breed, body size and age as risk factors for dystocia but the results have been inconsistent…

ISFM consensus guidelines on the diagnosis and management of hypertension in cats

S.S. Taylor, A.H. Sparkes, K. Briscoe, J. Carter, S.C. Sala, R.E. Jepson, B.S. Reynolds and B.A. Scansen | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | March 2017
Systemic arterial hypertension is a well recognised condition in older cats which can have severe clinical consequences due to target organ damage principally affecting the eyes, heart, brain and kidneys…