- Follow this step-by-step guide to reduce complications associated with cystocentesis.
- Explore the advantages, limitations, and legal issues surrounding telemedicine.
- Learn the best ways to handle the task of breaking bad news.
November / December 2017
Clients may believe a number of myths about toxins, particularly regarding antidotes. Be familiar with these common myths, and use these tips to educate clients and help them be prepared in the event their pet ingests a toxic substance.
Correctly obtaining and submitting patient blood samples can directly impact the accuracy of patient diagnosis and treatment. Review the sample requirements and make sure you know which tube to use for each test.
Activated charcoal is commonly administered orally to adsorb drugs or toxins to prevent or reduce their systemic absorption.
Social media is essential for veterinary practices, but it can open the practice to both positive and negative feedback. Be prepared to appropriately respond to online reviews and protect your practice’s reputation.
The client is often the key source of information when attempting to determine whether a patient is in pain. Explore these key questions to help assess the patient’s pain and determine the cause of behavior changes.
Is an open hospital policy good or bad? Learn the pros and cons about clients staying with their pets during examination and treatment, including surgery, to help decide whether the policy would be good for your practice.
From their pet’s comfort to the costs of chronic care, these pet owners have a lot on their mind. Make it seem manageable with this guide.
After multiple hurricanes caused extensive damage to Texas, Florida, Louisiana, and Puerto Rico, thousands of volunteers responded to provide necessities to the people and animals affected. Read a firsthand account from a volunteer in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Once a veterinarian, always a veterinarian—read this author's account of returning to the veterinary profession after 2 years away.
What are Robin Downing's essentials for getting through her day? From coffee to cats, see her must-haves here.
Telemedicine is a rapidly evolving part of daily practice. Explore the advantages, limitations, and legal issues surrounding this expanding area of modern veterinary medicine.
Should you charge separately for cystocentesis or combine it with another service? Discover how calculating real labor costs is the key to setting an appropriate fee.
When performed correctly, cystocentesis is a safe and effective way to obtain a sterile urine sample. Follow this step-by-step guide to reduce complications associated with this procedure.
“Your pet has cancer” is not the ideal way to start a difficult conversation. Learn the best ways to handle the task of breaking bad news.
Maropitant can prevent and treat acute vomiting. Review key indications, precautions, and side effects of this antiemetic medication.
Mental health and emotional well being are often elusive pursuits in our stressful lives. Review key strategies to foster self-care from the year-long Wellness Revolution series.