The question of whether what vets do serves a larger purpose is pondered by Hubert Hiemstra, who has asked: am I wasting my time and talents in practice?7 mins
For his second Tip of the Week topic, Hubert Hiemstra reviews the uses and limitations of point-of-care tests for canine C-reactive protein, and asks: “Oh CR*P! What am I missing?”
Hubert Hiemstra sets all readers a sleep challenge as an experiment to see if they will be less tired after trying a new routine.
New Tip of the Week author Hubert Hiemstra kicks off with a big wake up call that should ring alarm bells with many in the profession.7 mins
Gerardo Poli concludes his series on blood transfusions by discussing how much volume to give during the process.
If you're unsure on which blood product to administer during a transfusion, Gerardo Poli's handy guide runs through the requirements.
Gerardo Poli runs through the “transfusion triggers” that point towards whether the process needs to take place.
In the second part of this series, Gerardo Poli recaps ways to treat and analyse the severity of this condition.9 mins
In the first part of this series, Gerardo Poli informs how vets can spot the presenting signs of this condition in small animals.
Gerardo Poli reveals his tried and tested ritual of reseting his composure between consults and emergencies.
Don't be daunted by the sight of the phenomenon, Gerardo Poli has a step-by-step guide that gets to the roots of the set-up.
Following his discussion on the causes of thrombocytopenia, Gerardo Poli advises on ways to manage this condition.8 mins
Gerardo Poli on assessing the causes of this condition in canines and methods to diagnose it.
Following on from performing a thoracocentesis, Gerardo Poli advises on the best ways to get the most information from the collected sample.
Gerardo Poli provides a concise and illustrative walkthrough of this life-saving procedure.
"Our achievements are for us to enjoy and the only person who can really enjoy your achievements is yourself," says Gerardo Poli.8 mins
Gerardo Poli on how to harness the abilities of new staff members and what you can do to help them reach their potential.
Gerardo Poli on the importance of creating a constructive work environment and how employees can come together to fix any toxicity.
Gerardo Poli describes what a work-life balance means to him and, while he works many hours, it gives him the opportunity to do something he enjoys.
Tip of the Week author Gerardo Poli with a "tip of the year" by encouraging those working in practice to work on their plans for next year now to finish 2018 in the best way possible.