Adele Williams, BVSc, DipECEIM, PhD, MRCVS looks at some of the most important aspects of preventive medicine, with particular emphasis on vaccination and parasite control.49 mins
A meeting of academics and practitioners with an interest in equine obesity and obesity-related laminitis was convened for Veterinary Times Equine (sponsored by Bova UK) on 14 January 2020. Published evidence was reviewed and opinions were shared to provide the following summary for veterinary surgeons managing horses with obesity.
Sue Dyson MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, DipECVSMR, FRCVS discusses the need for equine vets to understand training principles and equine behavioural responses to recognise the difference between causes of pain.
In this article, Ann Derham MVB, MRCVS, provides overview on current prevention protocols, including routine management, conformation assessments, diet and exercise.
David Rendle, BVSc, MVM, CertEM(IntMed), DipECEIM, FRCVS and Richard Newton BVSc, MSc, PhD, FRCVS use the 2019 virus outbreak to discuss the challenges of controlling future instances and the need for greater prevention.
Fleur Whitlock BVetMed(Hons), MRCVS, Richard Newton BVSc, MSc, PhD, FRCVS, and Adele Williams BVSc, DipECEIM, PhD, MRCVS discuss the present status of this issue, prevention and treatment protocols, and ensuring owner compliance.39 mins
Angus Yeomans BVSc, BSc, MRCVS and Safia Barakzai BVSc, CertES(SoftTissue), MSc, DESTS, DipECVS, FRCVS detail the case of a three-year-old Thoroughbred that presented with this symptom following intermittent colic.27 mins
Mélanie Perrier discusses the conditions associated with this issue, as well as the need for a multimodal strategy to manage cases.58 mins
Charlotte Easton-Jones describes how general practitioners can diagnose and treat respiratory problems in these patients.
Diego Rodrigo Mocholi DVM, MSc, PhD, MRCVS discusses neurological, cardiovascular and respiratory system tools that can improve the quality of this process.58 mins
Nicola Menzies-Gow MA, VetMB, PhD, DipECEIM, CertEM(IntMed), FHEA, MRCVS outlines the three forms of this issue in horses, systems for diagnosis and severity scoring, and therapy options.
Emily Haggett BVSc, DACVIM, MRCVS offers a brief review of the underlying causes of this common issue, as well as updates on research into therapies.31 mins
Kimberley Davies, BVSc, MRCVS and Fernando Malalana DVM, GPCert(EqP), DipECEIM, MRCVS explain how to obtain and interpret samples in the field, to help with first opinion practitioner competency.20 mins
Aoife Ryan BVetMed, MRCVS and Matt Gurney BVSc, CertVA, PgCertVBM, DipECVAA, MRCVS discuss the medications commonly used by practitioners, as well as the induction of patients and future possibilities.29 mins
RCVS Knowledge returns with another significant event audit in practice. Quality Improvement (QI) Vets is a fictional team, but based on true stories from UK practices, created by RCVS Knowledge’s Case Example Working Party to help veterinary teams apply quality improvement to real situations.
Karin Kruger BVSc, MSc, DipACVIM, MRCVS provides tips to help general practitioners assess colic patients and reviews literature on common treatments.
Jamie Prutton discusses insect bite hypersensitivity and atopic dermatitis and equids, and options for controlling the seasonal ills.21 mins
Sue Dyson MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, DipECVSMR, FRCVS concludes this article by considering the application of the ridden horse ethogram to real-time lameness cases.
Nicola Menzies-Gow MA, VetMB, PhD, DipECEIM, CertEM(IntMed), FHEA, MRCVS discusses how feeding an appropriate diet can help prevent a number of common diseases in horses and ponies.
Kate Loomes BVSc(hons), MSc, CertAVP(EP), CertAVP(VA), CertAVP(EM), DipECVAA, MRCVS in the first of a two-part article, looks at the intraoperative issues that can arise while horses are under anaesthesia.66 mins