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Patient care for technicians

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FIRSTLINE: Sep 23, 2017
Veterinary practice managers and team members also benefit from more friendly, more informative referrals to and from emergency and specialists and the general practitioners who manage patients through their lives. Compassion-First Pet Hospitals hired liaisons and built a process to inform referring general practice veterinarians when patients visit, how they're doing and what happened.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 25, 2017
If you struggle to mentally distance yourself from your veterinary patients and team members—even when they’re miles away and you’re off the clock—read these tips and prepare to disengage.
Aug 25, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Breathe easier about your rebreather. Stop being intimidated by intubation. If you know dead space is more than just a popular video game, you're off to a great start!
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 23, 2017
If clients need to use a limited-ingredient diet to complete a diet trial for their pet, Dr. Anthea Schick recommends these two homemade diets.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 21, 2017
Yes, you CAN rehab a cat. Really! It's all about getting them comfortable in the environment.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 14, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
This year's Banfield Pet Hospital State of Pet Health Report highlights the growing problem of canine obesity in veterinary medicine—revealing the top obesity comorbidities as well as the breeds most affected.
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VETTED: Aug 08, 2017
Whether a pet has just had a major operation or it has suddenly stopped happily eating whatever drops into its food bowl, Dr. Deborah Linder has a few tricks up her sleeve to help bring that appetite back.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 04, 2017
Are you ready to shine in dentistry? Follow these steps for a polished performance.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 04, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
These tools and features are on every badass dental technician's wish list. Spend now, save time (and teeth!) later. Plus, bonus tips on ... toothbrushes and scaler tips!
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 03, 2017
This book showcases the havoc wreaked by rabies throughout history—and the myths and monsters it has engendered in our cultural imagination.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 03, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Technicians, get ready to digest the diagnostics that help you become key advisors in the workup of patients with gastrointestinal disease.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 02, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
New to the ICU? Keep this calculations chart on hand so you can spend more time saving patients and less time scratching your head.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 02, 2017
This cardiologist wants to prove that the intense effects of the fight-or-flight "sympathetic storm" in pets from scary veterinary visits can wear out their hearts before their time.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 29, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Dr. Garret Pachtinger shares the many reasons felines and canines vary in medical responses—especially when it comes to drug doses.
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VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN: Jul 25, 2017
... or it will be if this dvm360 reader gets the electric radiant flooring she wants. Veterinary architect and Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference educator Heather Lewis, AIA, tells her whether it's a good idea.