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July 19, 2019

Causes of pleural effusion in cats | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog

In today's VETgirl online veterinary CE blog, we discuss pleural effusion in cats. If you've heard me lecture before, I always say that the top 3 differentials for pleural effusion in cats are: CHF, CHF, and cancer. But is it true? What is the approach and workup of the cat with pleural effusion?

July 12, 2019

Intellectual wellness: Caring for the super-computer | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog

In today’s VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, VETgirl’s Chief Happiness Officer, Jeannine Moga, MA, MSW, LCSW reviews intellectual wellness. How do we care for ourselves in veterinary medicine? How do we care for our brain?

July 5, 2019

Pet owners’ knowledge of and attitudes toward the judicious use of antimicrobials in dogs and cats | VETgirl Veterinary CE Blog

In this VETgirl online veterinary blog, we interview Dr. Laurel Redding and Dr. Stephen Cole on their recent study entitled "Pet owners’ knowledge of and attitudes toward the judicious use of antimicrobials for companion animals." Do pet owners trust it when it comes to dispensing antimicrobial therapy?

June 28, 2019

The use of mirtazipine in cats with Dr. Jessica Quimby | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog

In this VETgirl online blog, we interview Dr. Jessica Quimby on the use of mirtazipine in cats. What dose should we use, and can we use this daily in cats? What about in cats with chronic kidney failure? In this podcast, we discuss if transdermal mirtazipine can be safely used in cats, and how to administer it.

June 21, 2019

How to surgically drape in veterinary medicine | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Video Blog

In this VETgirl online veterinary CE video blog, we discuss the fundamentals of surgical preparation and how to surgically drape in veterinary medicine. Aseptic technique is important and veterinary professionals must feel comfortable surgically draping.

June 14, 2019

Performing a Physical Exam in Veterinary Medicine | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog

In today's VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, Amy Newfield, CVT, VTS (ECC) reviews a veterinary technician's approach to performing a physical examination. Both veterinarians and technicians perform physical exam.

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