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Antibiotics in Surgical Patients

Inappropriate use of antibiotics during surgery can lead to therapeutic failure and overall resistance. When should you use surgical antibiotics, and when should you not?

You have asked…When should antibiotics be used to prevent surgical site infection (SSI)?

International Federation for Animal Health focuses on education

The International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) is the global representative body of companies and organizations engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of veterinary medicines, vaccines and other animal health products.   It has been an affiliate member of the WSAVA since 2013.

Taking a Problem-Oriented Approach to Clinical Reasoning

David Church and Jill  Madison with young vets from Myanmar

Ovariohysterectomy vs Ovariectomy? Which procedure should you use?

Elective sterilization of female dogs and cats through gonadectomy, one of the most common surgical procedures in small animal practice,1 has many purposes, including eliminating behavioral changes associated with hormonal cycles, cont

Register for the First WSAVA CE on cytology in Belgrade!

 

Suspect a Hereditary Disorder?  Use the WSAVA's Search Tool for DNA Testing!

Thanks to Dr Urs Giger and his team on the WSAVA Hereditary Disease Committee, our work in the area of DNA testing for hereditary diseases in dogs and cats worldwide has grown rapidly over the last year. We now have 53 labs - compared with 48 a year ago - and list 175 different mutations and diseases.

Is antimicrobial use a concern to you?

As the importance of using antimicrobials responsibly becomes ever more clear, the FECAVA Hygiene Working Group has produced four new guidance posters.  They can be downloaded using the links below and may be helpful both for educating practice team members and pet owners. 

Finding solutions to canine anxiety

In this issue of the Global Edition of Clinician’s Brief, Terry M Curtis, DVM, MS, DACVB, University of Florida, explores the best way to treat anxiety in dogs. What are the best ways to treat anxiety: drugs, supplements, behavior modification or combination therapies? Find the cause and choose your treatment approach.

Breeding healthier dogs - how veterinarians can help

In its special October 2013 issue, EJCAP Online focused on hereditary diseases in dogs with articles from two well-known veterinarians on the international dog breeding scene, Astrid Indrebø (Norway) and Åke Hedhammar (Sweden).  They offer plenty of useful information on how veterinarians can help to improve the health of dog breeds.  EJCAP  is the official journal of FECAVA.&nbs

New 'Virtual Issue' of JSAP free for WSAVA members

Try this great, free CE from our educational partner publication!

 

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