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Ep. 256

Dr. Beth and Dr. Alyssa explore how vets were inadvertently included in new Florida legislation exempting them from CE requirements, what's being done to fix the mistake, and the broader implications of varying continuing education requirements across states.

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Ep. 255

There is no simple solution for providing relief to a patient suffering from chronic pain associated with osteoarthritis, but we have numerous options available to help. Curious about how supplements, NSAIDs, monoclonal antibody therapies, and more can be utilized? In this episode of Clinician’s Brief Partner Podcast, host Dr. Beth Molleson welcomes guest Dr. Bryan Torres, surgeon and rehabilitation specialist, to discuss effective multimodal management strategies that can help maximize quality of life for OA patients. 

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Ep. 254

Dr. Linklater details his top effusion causes—hemothorax, chylothorax, pyothorax, nonseptic effusion, hydrothorax, and an honorable mention to pneumothorax.

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Ep. 248

Dr. Estrada shares how to effectively use ECG in general practice and reviews a comprehensive list of arrhythmias that veterinarians may encounter, including those that could mean trouble.

Ep. 246

Dr. Blutinger gives a thorough review of the approach to trauma cases—emphasizing management of hemorrhages—and the steps we can take to stabilize these patients.

Ep. 242

Dr. Pachel explores the challenging factors surrounding these cases, both leading up to the euthanasia decision and following it. He also shares practices and resources that can help patients, clients, and providers alike.

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Ep. 252

Dr. Alyssa and Dr. Beth discuss how the recent news of Nationwide dropping 100k+ pet insurance policies changes their outlook on pet insurance.

Ep. 247

In this episode, Drs. Alyssa, Beth, and Katie take a trip down memory lane to reflect on the impact of advice they were given early in their careers.

Ep. 244

The AAVMC recently withdrew its commissioned report on the supply and demand outlook of veterinarians due to another hot topic—the report’s commentary surrounding women and diversity. Listen in as Drs. Alyssa, Beth, and Katie discuss their reaction to the retraction.

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Ep. 253

It’s easy for the obesity conversation to get sidelined when navigating a busy day of conversations in the examination room. In this episode of Clinician’s Brief Partner Podcast, host Dr. Beth Molleson invites board-certified veterinary nutritionist Dr. Lindsey Bullen to discuss the alarming rise of pet obesity and effective strategies for tackling this topic with pet owners. Tune in to get expert tips from Dr. Bullen when it comes to approaching this difficult topic with clients. 

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Ep. 251

If there’s one thing you can count on in small animal practice, it’s itchy pets. In this episode of Clinician’s Brief Partner Podcast, host Dr. Beth Molleson chats with veterinary dermatologist Dr. Dana Liska in honor of Itchy Pet Awareness Month. Dr. Liska reviews the latest treatments for canine allergic dermatitis, including another option to add to your arsenal, and details how veterinary teams can participate in Itchy Pet Awareness Month in their clinic.

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Ep. 249

What does the increasing prevalence of ticks mean for veterinarians and their patients? In this episode of Clinician’s Brief Partner Podcast, host Dr. Beth Molleson asks parasitology expert Dr. Michael Dryden all your burning questions when it comes to one of the most dangerous parasites for veterinary patients. Dr. Dryden discusses strategic methods for avoiding ticks, shares tips for preventing secondary disease, and offers insights into why tick strategies have changed in recent decades.

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Meet the podcast hosts

Alyssa Watson

Alyssa Watson, DVM

Located near Las Vegas, Nevada, Dr. Alyssa Watson earned her DVM from Iowa State University in 2003. In addition to her role as Interactive Medical Editor at VetMedux, she practices at a small animal clinic as well as in-home veterinary hospice end-of-life care.

Beth Molleson

Beth Molleson, DVM

A native Ohioan, Dr. Beth Molleson earned her DVM from The Ohio State University in 2011. In addition to her role as Brief Studio’s Veterinary Officer at VetMedux, she practices in the Cincinnati area as a relief veterinarian.

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