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Referring for advanced limb imaging: what, when and how?

Pathology associated with the distal limb is a common cause of forelimb lameness and, less frequently, hindlimb lameness. The principal causes of forelimb lameness include osseous/articular abnormalities, and soft tissue injuries, including those affecting the hoof capsule.

Know your NSAIDs

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are regularly used in veterinary medicine to provide analgesia and to reduce inflammation associated with acute...

Poisons affecting the skin

All homes contain substances capable of causing serious injury if they come into contact with the skin. These substances include detergents, acids and...

How to nurse wildlife patients

This article provides a basic outline of nursing of wildlife patients, from initial contact and triage through to kennelling and rehabilitation. Most...

Nursing the uroabdomen patient

Uroabdomen, the presence of urine in the abdominal cavity, commonly occurs in dogs and cats, particularly following a trauma. Initial stabilisation of...

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