The allure of telemedicine is appealing, especially to equine practitioners. Instead of long days behind the windshield or slaving over a horse's mouth on the hottest day of the year, you can be sitting in your air conditioned office—looking at a computer screen, answering questions and solving problems.
Denver, Colo. - In an effort to help veterinarians find guidance on complying with state environmental regulations, the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) decided to create a database of information about veterinary pharmaceutical disposal with the help of the state public health department.
Ultrasound is very sensitive at picking up free fluid in the peritoneal space. Depending on the patient, free fluid may be an important finding in diagnosing abdominal disease. The character and the amount of fluid are important indicators for the composition and cause of the effusion.
I've had quite a few mishaps with my cell phone. I wasn't worried this last time, though, because I'd opted for the "backup assistant" service provided by my wireless carrier. At least my contact list would be safe—so I thought.