Today's Veterinary Practice

MAR-APR 2018

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4 TABLE OF CONTENTS 48 59 FEATURES CLINICAL INSIGHTS INTERNAL MEDICINE Fluid Therapy in Hospitalized Patients (Part 2) Bridget M. Lyons, VMD Lori S. Waddell, DVM, DACVECC University of Pennsylvania Fluid therapy is an essential component of the treatment plan of many hospitalized small animal patients. This article focuses on f luid therapy in select cases of electrolyte abnormalities and f luid balance states, monitoring f luid therapy, and when and how to discontinue f luids. IMAGING ESSENTIALS Ultrasound GI (Part 2) Elizabeth Huynh, DVM Clifford R. Berry, DVM, DACVR University of Florida The initial articles in this series provide an overview of basic ultrasonography principles and a discussion about how to perform a systematic scan of the abdomen. The rest of the series discusses ultrasound evaluation of specific abdominal organs/systems. 71 88 76 FOCUS ON Ferret Distemper: What You Need to Know Leonie Kondert, DVM Joerg Mayer, DVM, MS, DABVP, DACZM University of Georgia MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES Exotics: Avian Aspergillosis Joyce Huang, BSFR Joerg Mayer, DVM, MS, DABVP, DACZM University of Georgia FINDING BALANCE Stress Management Laura Baltodano, Owner of Lighthouse Pet Clinic Lehigh Acres, Florida To read this issue online, visit 26 CONTINUING EDUCATION Renal Disease: Finding Balance in Your Patients with Cardiovascular and Kidney Disease Audrey K. Cook, BVM&S, DACVIM, DECVIM, DABVP (Feline) Ashley B. Saunders, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) Texas A&M University 38 OPTHAMOLOGY Acute Glaucoma: A True Emergency Shelby Reinstein, DVM, MS, DACVO Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center Levittown, Pennsylvania

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