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Antimicrobial prescribing and antimicrobial resistance surveillance in equine practice

A. Wilson, T. Mair, N. Williams, C. McGowan and G. Pinchbeck | Equine Veterinary Journal | May 2022
The aim of this online questionnaire-based survey study was to characterise the current antimicrobial prescribing practices and behaviours of veterinary surgeons in equine practice, to evaluate the frequency of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) infections encountered and describe surveillance, audit processes and infection control activities in equine hospitals…

dog in surgery

Comparison of the sedative effects of intranasal or intramuscular dexmedetomidine at low doses in healthy dogs: a randomized clinical trial

V. López-Ramis, S. Canfrán and I.A. Gómez de Segura | Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia | August 2022
The aim of this prospective, randomised, blinded clinical trial was to compare the sedative effects of dexmedetomidine administered either intranasally or intramuscularly in healthy dogs…

2022 ISFM Consensus Guidelines on Management of the Inappetent Hospitalised Cat

S. Taylor, D.L. Chan, C. Villaverde, L. Ryan, F. Peron, J. Quimby, C. O’Brien and S. Chalhoub | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | July 2022
The aim of these consensus guidelines is to provide information for practitioners on the general management of inappetence in hospitalised cats…

Breeding sow and piglets in free range

Defining the Effect of Oxytocin Use in Farrowing Sows on Stillbirth Rate: A Systematic Review with a Meta-Analysis

S.V. Hill, M. Del Rocio Amezcua,E.S. Ribeiro, T.L. O’Sullivan and R.M. Friendship | Animals | July 2022
The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to identify the benefits and possible side effects of the use of oxytocin during farrowing…

dog under anaesthesia

Mortality related to general anaesthesia and sedation in dogs under UK primary veterinary care

S.J. Shoop-Worrall, D.G. O’Neill, J. Viscasillas and D.C. Brodbelt | Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia | September 2022
The aim of this nested case control study was to investigate the risk factors for general anaesthesia (GA)/sedative-related deaths overall and for neuter-specific procedures in dogs at UK primary care veterinary practices…

flock of sheep

To scan or not to scan? The economics of transthoracic ultrasonography for ‘whole-flock’ ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma screening in UK sheep flocks

P. Davies, B. Strugnell, L. Thomas, F. Lovatt and I. Willison | Veterinary Record | October 2022
The aim of this study was to simulate the net economic outcome for a commercial flock with a low prevalence of ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA) if different culling strategies were adopted based on results obtained from transthoracic ultrasonography (TTUS)…