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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…

Changing policy to treat foals with Rhodococcus equi pneumonia in the later course of disease decreases antimicrobial usage without increasing mortality rate

D. Arnold‐Lehna, M. Venner, L.J. Berghaus, R. Berghaus and S. Giguère | Equine Veterinary Journal | July 2020
The objective of this retrospective study was to determine whether targeted treatment of foals with R equi resulted in a decrease in antimicrobial usage without increasing mortality rate…

Comparison of two topical treatments of gastro-oesophageal regurgitation in dogs during under general anaesthesia

A. Allison, M. Italiano and R. Robinson | Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia | May 2020
The aim of this prospective, randomised controlled trial was to investigate whether suction, lavage and instillation of sodium bicarbonate would increase oesophageal pH in dogs following gastro-oesophageal regurgitation (GOReg) during general anaesthesia…

BEVA primary care clinical guidelines: Wound management in the horse

S.L. Freeman, N.M. Ashton, Y.A. Elce, A. Hammond, A.R. Hollis and G. Quinn | Equine Veterinary Journal | May 2020
These clinical guidelines aimed to provide evidence-based recommendations on wound management in horses…

Staff attitudes to and compliance with the use of a surgical safety checklist

H. Kilbane, C. Oxtoby, C. and M.S. Tivers | Journal of Small Animal Practice | March 2020
This study aimed to investigate attitudes to the use of a surgical safety checklist in small animal surgery; to gain insight into barriers to their use and to assess the level of compliance in full completion…

A prospective randomized, double‐blinded clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of bupivacaine versus morphine‐bupivacaine in caudal epidurals in cats with urethral obstruction

C.L.Pratt, A. Balakrishnan, E. McGowan, K.J. Drobatz and E.L Reineke | Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care | March/April 2020
The aim of this prospective, double-blinded, randomised, sham-controlled study was to investigate whether the use of the caudal epidural technique in cats with urethral obstruction (UO) facilitates the process of urinary catheter placement and provides longer-term analgesia during hospitalisation…

Comparison of the colic incidence in a horse population with or without inclusion of germinated barley in the diet

L. Troya, J. Blanco, I. Romero and M. Re | Equine Veterinary Education | April 2020
The aim of this observational study was to determine if the inclusion of germinated barley as a supplement to the daily ration would decrease the incidence of colic in a population of horses…

Diagnosis and treatment of demodicosis in dogs and cats

R.S. Mueller, W. Rosenkrantz, E. Bensignor, J. Karaś‐Tęcza, T. Paterson and M.A. Shipstone | Veterinary Dermatology | January 2020
The aim of these consensus guidelines, produced by the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD), is to provide recommendations on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of demodicosis in dogs and cats…

Female Vet Examining Dog In Surgery

Development of a clinical tool to aid endotracheal tube size selection in dogs

G. Haider, K. Lorinson, D. Lorinson and U. Auer | Veterinary Record | February 2020
The aim of this two-part study was: 1) to identify a phenotypic parameter which correlates with the inner tracheal diameter (ITD) in order to predict the best-fitting endotracheal tube size (ETS), and 2) to develop a chart to assist in ETS selection…

Seasonality and risk factors for myxomatosis in pet rabbits in Great Britain

S. Farrell, P.J-M. Noble, G. L. Pinchbeck, B. Brant, A. Caravaggi, D.A. Singleton, A. D. Radford | Preventive Veterinary Medicine | March 2020
The aim of this study was to explore host, vaccine and seasonal factors affecting presumptive myxomatosis cases in a pet rabbit population, as seen in a network of veterinary practices from across Great Britain…