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Grapiprant or Carprofen for Postovariohysterectomy Analgesia in Cats?
NSAIDs administered prior to surgery can be a useful pain management strategy in dogs, but are they a safe, effective choice for cats, too? Researchers evaluated the efficacy and safety of grapiprant and carprofen in feline ovariohysterectomy patients.
Total & Ionized Hypercalcemia in Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic kidney disease is known to cause hypercalcemia in cats, but reported prevalence varies. Researchers compared total calcium and ionized calcium levels in cats with azotemic CKD, both at diagnosis and over time.
Types of Communication Problems in Veterinary Patient Care
We all strive for clear communication with clients and colleagues, but what’s the impact on clinical outcomes? A new study looked at 100 cases of alleged veterinary negligence to ask whether communication issues played a role.
Efficacy of Allergen-Specific Immunotherapy in Dogs with Atopic Dermatitis
Allergen-specific immunotherapy is the only therapy for atopic dermatitis that can reduce allergic reactivity, making it an invaluable primary treatment. Discover its efficacy in controlling clinical signs and reducing concurrent use of antipruritic drugs in atopic dogs.
Intrathoracic Wooden Skewers Migrating from the Stomach & Duodenum in Dogs
Ingested toothpicks and kebab sticks can migrate from the GI tract to the thorax, causing some unexpected clinical signs along the way. Get a quick clinical snapshot of the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of these complex cases.
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