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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…

How to place commonly used feeding tubes in dogs and cats

R.H. Lumbis | The Veterinary Nurse | March 2017
In hospitalised patients there is often a need to provide nutritional support and the benefits of rapid initiation of feeding are widely recognised in both the veterinary and human literature…

Review of hazards to female reproductive health in veterinary practice

J.M. Scheftel, B.L. Elchos, C.S Rubin and J.A. Decker | Journal of the American Veterinary Association | April 2017
This literature review discusses the occupational hazards women face in veterinary practices on a daily basis…

How to manage wounds with excessive exudate

S. Bell | The Veterinary Nurse | April 2017
Wounds that produce excessive exudates can be difficult and challenging to manage…

Dexmedetomidine oromucosal gel for noise-associated acute anxiety and fear in dogs—a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study

M. Korpivaara, K. Laapas, M. Huhtinen, B. Schoning and K. Overall | The Veterinary Record | April 2017
Sensitivity to noise is one of the most common behavioural concerns reported by dog owners, with fearful response to fireworks being particularly prevalent…