August 2017

  • Bust these top 5 vaccine myths.
  • Kick cliques to the curb with these tips for fostering a positive practice environment. 
  • Take picture-perfect radiographs and set appropriate fees.
Table of Contents August 2017

Surgery in Practice

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Emergencies in Practice

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Radiographs in Practice

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Low-Stress Handling Plan for Fearful, Aggressive Cats

Use this low-stress handling plan for cats that are fearful or aggressive when visiting the veterinary hospital and make the experiece less stressful for everyone. 

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Turn Away, Bright Eyes: Protecting Pets from Solar Eclipse Blindness

Direct observation of the upcoming solar eclipse can result in eclipse blindness and damage to the eyes of both humans and pets. Help clients protect their pets with these tips.

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Quiz: Constant-Rate Infusion Skills

Constant-rate infusions require close attention to fluid and drug amounts and compatibility. Test your ability to correctly calculate fluid rate, dose, and volume.

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Developing Trust Within a Team

Teams that lack trust can experience dysfunction, turnover, and disengagement. Build team trust with these tips and exercises.

Peer Reviewed Web-Exclusive

Idiopathic Epilepsy in Dogs

Idiopathic epilepsy is usually manageable but may be frightening to dog owners. Give your team the tools to effectively communicate with clients about what to expect.

Peer Reviewed

Focus on Teamwork to Kick the Cliques

Isolating certain team members is bad for morale and the bottom line. Discover strategies to kick the cliques and foster a healthy and productive work environment.

Peer Reviewed

Pricing Radiographs: The Whole Picture

How much should clients be charged for radiographs? Consider these key points when developing a fee schedule.

Peer Reviewed

Picture-Perfect Thoracic Radiographs

High quality, correctly-positioned radiographs are essential to diagnose thoracic cavity abnormalities. Discover key tricks and tips to obtaining picture-perfect images.

Peer Reviewed

Phenobarbital

Would you recognize the less common side effects of phenobarbital administration? Review side effects, warnings, and monitoring guidelines for this commonly prescribed anticonvulsant medication.

Top 5 Vaccine Myths

How should you approach clients who don’t believe in vaccination? Discover how to dispel the top 5 vaccine myths and educate pet owners about the importance of preventive healthcare.

Peer Reviewed

Working with Your Animal Instincts: Building Healthy Habits

Put your wellbeing at the top of the triage list with this helpful guide to prioritizing self-care throughout the work day.

Capsules August 2017

Veterinary Team Brief delivers practical skills for team-based medicine—with clinical strategies for team training, peer-reviewed credibility, concise content, essential training modules, and easy-to-implement protocols. From the publisher of Clinician's Brief.