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Pain in rabbits: a review for veterinary nurses [Part 1-3]

A. Malik | Veterinary Nursing Journal | March 2021
This three-part review article looks at the recognition and management of pain in rabbits…

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Melting corneal ulcers (keratomalacia) in dogs: A 5-year clinical and microbiological study (2014–2018)

A. Tsvetanova, R. M. Powell, K. A. Tsvetanov, K. M. Smith and D. J. Gould | Veterinary Ophthalmology | April 2021
The aim of this retrospective study was to identify bacterial microorganisms associated with melting corneal ulcers (keratomalacia) in dogs and to investigate their prevalence, antimicrobial sensitivity, and clinical outcomes…

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Translating research into practice: Adoption of endocrine diagnostic testing in cases of equine laminitis

J.L. Ireland and C.M. McGowan | The Veterinary Journal | March 2021
The aims of this two-part study were, firstly, to investigate current veterinary surgeons’ diagnostic approaches to laminitis and to explore whether these had changed since graduation and, secondly, to determine how the diagnosis of an underlying endocrine disease influenced laminitis case management and outcome…

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Systemic detectability of dexamethasone and prednisolone after eye drop application in horses

M. Stucki, C.D. Voegel, T.M. Binz, T. Kraemer, A. Lavaud and K. Voelter | Equine Veterinary Journal | January 2021
This prospective study aimed to examine the systemic detectability of dexamethasone and prednisolone in horses following treatment with eye drops…

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Ocular fundus abnormalities in cats affected by systemic hypertension: Prevalence, characterization, and outcome of treatment

A. Cirla, M. Drigo, V. Andreani and G. Barsotti | Veterinary Ophthalmology | January 2021
The aims of this prospective study were to determine the prevalence of ocular fundus abnormalities in cats with a diagnosis of systematic hypertension (SHP), to categorise the abnormalities using scores from 0-4 and to evaluate the ophthalmoscopic evolution during treatment with amlodipine besylate…

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Renal patients: IRIS scores, nursing care plans and care bundles

N. Ackerman | The Veterinary Nurse | December 2020
This article describes the management of cats and dogs with chronic renal failure (CRF) using the International Renal Interest Society (IRIS) staging score, which enables veterinary professionals to integrate the IRIS guidelines into care bundles as part of an overall nursing care plan…

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A review of normal radiographical variants commonly mistaken for pathological findings in horses

F.E. Hinkle, S.A. Johnson, K.T. Selberg and M.F. Barrett | Equine Veterinary Education | December 2020
The aim of this review article was to highlight a range of normal radiographical variants that are commonly mistaken for pathological abnormalities in horses to help practitioners minimise inappropriate case management and unnecessary surgery…

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Antimicrobial & antiparasitic use and resistance in British sheep and cattle: a systematic review

M. Hennessey, L. Whatford, S. Payne-Gifford, K.F. Johnson, S. Van Winden, D. Barling and B. Häsler | Preventive Veterinary Medicine | December 2020
The aim of this study was to carry out a systematic review of the use and resistance of antimicrobials and antiparasitics in cattle and sheep production in Britain, to provide an overview of the current situation and to identify any gaps in knowledge…

Potential role of veterinary flea products in widespread pesticide contamination of English rivers

Vet examine horse's teeth

Investigation of the Shedding of Selected Respiratory Pathogens in Healthy Horses Presented for Routine Dental Care

N. Pusterla, M. Rice, T. Henry, S. Barnum and K. James | Journal of Veterinary Dentistry | August 2020
The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of detecting selected infectious respiratory pathogens to support the use of proper biosecurity protocols in equine dentistry…