Hany Elsheikha discusses how economy, age and compliance – as well as potential treatment resistance, and drug reactions and interactions – play a part in how to approach pet owners on parasite management in companion animals.39 mins
This month, Louise discusses the many challenges paediatric patients can pose, but also reveals the deep joy a successful nursing outcome can bring.
Emma Gerrard DipAVN(SA), DipHECVN, BSc(Hons), CVN, RVN, K-SQP, PHC, advises on how to offer an allergy clinic to support dermatology patients with skin diseases – a common problem in small animal veterinary practice.25 mins
In the latest in our Practice Champions series, we team up with Ceva Animal Health and hear from Stephanie Barnard-Horne DipVN, RVN, ISFMCertFN, FnD(WVA), from Oxford Cat Clinic on high blood pressure in feline patients and the ease of measuring it.
With research suggesting many vets are concerned with clients’ use of the internet for their pet’s health care needs, Louise Buckley ponders whether engagement with their search interests would strengthen vet-owner relationships.28 mins
Emma Gerrard DipAVN(SA), DipHECVN, BSc(Hons), CVN, RVN, K-SQP, PHC, gives VNs the information they need to help intrepid companion animals and their owners. Reviewed by Joy Howell RVN, DipAVN(Surgical), C-SQP.
This year, VN Times is teaming up with leading animal health companies to applaud VNs leading the charge in areas and conditions. First up, we hear from Holly Warrilow RVN and her work with older pets, with the help of Norbrook.10 mins
RVN Laura Lacey urges VNs to talk, talk and talk some more about this potentially tricky problem in pets.
For February's VN Times, RVN Louise O'Dwyer begins an article series on practical capnography – a topic highly requested by readers.
RVN Emma Gerrard details the protocol she designed to help owners follow the nursing plans they are given for pets with this condition.34 mins
Continuing her series of articles on electrocardiography, RVN Louise O'Dwyer takes a look at how to identify cardiac arrhythmias.
RVN Laura Lacey talks vet nurses through potential dangers pets can encounter during the Christmas period, and what to advise owners regarding prevention strategies.47 mins
Starting a series of articles discussing electrocardiography, Louise O'Dwyer begins with the basics – how to understand an ECG.
An often poorly understood and cared for species, Matthew Rendle spotlights the key steps VNs and vets can take to help when presented with a rabbit in need of urgent help…38 mins
Louise O’Dwyer highlights the measures that need to be taken to prevent infection, both during and after catheterisation.
RVN Louise O'Dwyer takes a look at the therapy needed for – and the requirements of – critical pneumonia patients.
RVN Sarah Nicholson spotlights a case that not only led to a unique treatment being undertaken, but a new pet for her, too...
RVN Alexandra Taylor asks why cats often receive suboptimal pain relief, and how VNs have a key role in challenging this...