Today's Veterinary Practice

SEP-OCT 2018

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2 SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2018 Today's Veterinary Practice does not, by publication of ads, express endorsement or verify the accuracy and effectiveness of the products and claims contained therein. The publisher, Eastern States Veterinary Association, Inc (NAVC), disclaims any liability for any damages resulting from the use of any product advertised herein and suggests that readers fully investigate the products and claims prior to purchasing. The opinions stated in this publication are those of the respective authors and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the NAVC nor its Editorial Advisory Board. NAVC does not guarantee nor make any other representation that the material contained in articles herein is valid, reliable, or accurate; nor does the NAVC assume any responsibility for injury or death arising from any use, or misuse, of same. There is no implication that the material published herein represents the best or only procedure for a particular condition. It is the responsibility of the reader to verify the accuracy and applicability of any information presented and to adapt as new data becomes publicly available. Today's Veterinary Practice (ISSN 2162-3872 print and ISSN 2162-3929 online) is published bi-monthly (Jan/Feb, Mar/Apr, May/June, Jul/Aug, Sept/Oct, Nov/Dec; 6x per year) by the North American Veterinary Community, NAVC, 622 East Washington St, Ste 300, Orlando, FL 32801. Periodicals postage paid at Orlando, FL 32801 and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address corrections to CDS/Today's Veterinary Practice, 440 Quadrangle Drive, Ste E, Bolingbrook, IL 60440. 9 13 FROM THE FIELD Focus on Quality: New Tools to Support Patient Safety in Anesthesia Carla Lerum, DVM Senior Program Manager Veterinary Systems Support, Banfield Pet Hospital Supporting patient safety and minimizing risk as much as possible, and suggested tools are part of this anesthesia program. ESSENTIALS NUTRITION Chronic Kidney Disease Screening and Confirmation Testing in Cats Valerie J. Parker, DVM, DACVIM, DACVN Associate Professor, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University Chronic Kidney Disease is one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions in older cats. This articles provides an overview of diagnosing CKD through a combination of screening and confirmatory procedures. 6 7 73 INSIDE NAVC TODAY'S VETERINARY NEWS ADVERTISER INDEX EDITOR'S NOTE Information Overload Simon R. Platt, BVM&S, FRCVS, DACVIM (Neurology), DECVN 5 SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2018 An Official Journal of the NAVC To read this issue online, visit

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