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Patient care for technicians

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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.
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VETTED: Jul 20, 2017
Surgery team, assemble! It’s time for veterinarians to let their Super Techs reveal the heroes they were born to be.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 20, 2017
I know, I know—you’ve already learned about opioids in school. But considering their prominence in veterinary pain control, it’s never a bad time to brush up on the basics.
VETTED: Jul 18, 2017
Emergency and critical care specialist Dr. Garret Pachtinger shares the veterinary monitors he couldn’t live without and explains why they’re so vital.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 17, 2017
From performing blood typing to administering blood transfusions, here are the blood products you should have on hand in your veterinary hospital.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 17, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Dr. Robin Downing wants you to see how you can help lead the way to a brighter future for all pets.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2017
1. Stop staring so much at cats, dogs. (Seriously) 2. Step up. Those patients need your advocacy!
 
VETTED: Jul 13, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Elizabethan collars are so four centuries ago. Is it time to step into the present with these new takes on the old solution to post-treatment patients biting or scratching themselves?
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 13, 2017
Every dying pet deserves a plan. Consider these inspiring case studies and tips that illustrate the power you have in veterinary medicine to help pets live longer—with a better quality of life—for days, week or months on their path to a peaceful death.