The top clinical issues range from eyelid repair to vomiting cats.
We at Veterinary Medicine wanted to share our most-read clinical articles to show what topics are resonating with readers. Using our website's analytics, we compiled 2014's top posts.
This photo gallery provides resources on topics including what to consider when treating chronic vomiting, how to collect biopsy samples, and diagnostic guidelines.
Research suggests patients' fear is an underestimated problem in veterinary medicine. Scared animals are less likely to show clinincal signs of illness, their stress responses taint sample collections, and their long-term mental health can suffer.
Patients with square- or rectangular-shaped skin injuries can be treated with this technique. This photo gallery shows how skin flaps can be mobilized by undermining and advancing into the wound without altering the plane of the pedicle.
One anti-anxiety medication might not be enough for some behavior patients. Clonidine can address such issues as noise phobias and separation anxiety, and trazodone can be effective with general anxiety disorders. Side effects and dosages are discussed.
The procedure treats recurrent urethral blockage by diverting urine flow.
A case study demonstrates why accounting for sponges during surgery can be a matter of life or death for patients.
Two veterinarians discuss how they researched chronic vomiting in felines and discovered the root cause is often small bowel disease.
Dr. Robert Miller shares a story about famed author James Herriot insisting on writing an introduction for his book to persuade the publisher to include some of Dr. Miller's cartoons. Miller's work is featured in a photo gallery.
The photo gallery guide details the proper surgery response to eyelid trauma.
Explore the case of a senior Chihuahua with this form of neoplasia from many different viewpoints. Transitional cell carcinoma is the most common urinary tract cancer in dogs, and the article explores the perspectives of clinical and anatomic pathology, radiology, medical, surgical, and medical and radiation oncology.