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Corneal ulcers part 2: aetiology and management of deep corneal ulcers

Corneal ulceration is one of the most common ocular problems presented in first opinion practice. Ocular diseases in dogs can be distressing for both the patient and owner, registered veterinary nurses can provide advice to distressed owners and ensure that patients are provided with evidence-based and holistic care. This is the second-part of a two-part series which focuses on the aetiology of corneal ulcers and the role of registered veterinary nurses within ocular diseases.

Nursing the seizure patient

Seizures are a common emergency presentation to veterinary practice and can be challenging cases to treat and nurse. There are a large variety of...

The importance of lavage in wound care

Open wound management in veterinary practice is commonplace, with the aim to provide the optimum wound condition to help aid healing and closure of...

Anaesthesia for head trauma patients

There are many reasons anaesthetising a patient with head trauma may be required. These include for diagnostic imaging, surgery, or it may be required...

Fibroadenomas in rats

This article looks at one of the most common reasons for presentation to practice in rats, mammary fibroadenomas. There is an extremely high incidence...

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