November / December 2017

  • 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.
Table of Contents November / December 2017

Veterinary Disaster Response: A Personal Account

After multiple hurricanes caused extensive damage to Texas, Florida, Louisiana, and Puerto Rico, thousands of volunteers responded to provide food, water, shelter, and medical care to the people and animals affected. Read a firsthand account from one of the volunteers on the ground in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Community

How to Reenter the Veterinary Practice After Time Off

Once a veterinarian, always a veterinarian—read this author’s account of returning to the veterinary profession after 2 years away.

Web-Exclusive

Robin Downing's Daily Essentials

What are Robin Downing's essentials for getting through his day? From coffee to cats, see her must-haves here.

Telemedicine & Its Impact on Veterinary Medicine

Telemedicine is a rapidly evolving part of daily practice. Explore the advantages, limitations, and legal issues surrounding this expanding area of modern veterinary medicine.

Setting Fees for Cystocentesis

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.

Peer Reviewed

Using Cystocentesis to Obtain Sterile Urine Samples

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.

Peer Reviewed

Cancer Talk: Tips for Breaking the Bad News

“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

Maropitant can prevent and treat acute vomiting. Review key indications, precautions, and side effects of this antiemetic medication.

Wellness: Take Action

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.

Acute Kidney Injury

Prompt diagnosis and treatment of acute kidney injury can help prevent permanent renal damage. Quickly identify and address initiating causes with this comprehensive guide.

Peer Reviewed
Capsules November / December 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.