Companion Theatres

Companion Theatres

RVC Clinical Conference Programme Companion

 

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11 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Welcome
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Cats present some unique anaesthetic and analgesic challenges. Small body size and species-specific responses to drugs can complicate feline anaesthesia. Cats can be difficult to handle, intubate and ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Whether you are interested in orthopaedics or not, fractures and trauma commonly present in general practice, and there are often many decisions and steps to make before even thinking about surgery an ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Dogs and cats presenting with spontaneous? haemoabdomen may have surgical or non-surgical underlying causes. Identifying non-surgical causes is critical for avoiding an unnecessary and potentially det ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Separation related behaviour problems are common in the domestic dog population and there has been an increase in reporting of these issues following the Covid pandemic situation. Dogs are socially ob ...
  7. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Get the nerve to do some blocks! Local anaesthetic drugs are effective, easy to use and inexpensive. The use of local/regional blocks improves anaesthetic safety by allowing the patient to be maintain ...
  8. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Through the medium of problem-based case discussions, we will explore some diagnostic dilemmas and therapeutic challenges. There might even be some music.
12 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Our veterinary patient population has changed as our medical skills have progressed and we have become capable of supporting patients with advanced disease and advancing age. All tranquilizers, induct ...
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Anorexia can have a myriad of causes and is a clinical manifestation of many different diseases. Usually, there will be some other, more specific clinical sign in our patient that will help us localis ...
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    This presentation will review the four treatment options for feline hyperthyroidism: medical, dietary, surgical management and radioactive iodine. The pros and cons of each will be considered with upd ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Fractious and aggressive patients can be very difficult and dangerous to anesthetize. Not only do they present a danger to the veterinarians and staff, but they also generally require a much larger do ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Jaundice can be caused by a wide range of different pathologies. One of the key clinical decisions that often needs to be made is whether the cause requires medical or surgical management. In this lec ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Dry eye disease (keratoconjunctivitis sicca/KCS) is one of the most common ocular diseases in dogs. As it is frequently undiagnosed, and we will discuss symptoms that raise suspicion for dry eye disea ...
11 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Ferrets are popular pets and regularly seen in small animal practice. In general, the approach to a sick ferret is similar to that of other small carnivores with a few key species-specific differences ...
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    The interplay between pain and behaviour is a crucial topic within behavioural medicine. The individual nature of the pain sensation in relation to the emotional and cognitive aspects must be consider ...
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    The Golden Rules are ‘rules of thumb’ to help us decide how to manage small breed dogs with mitral valve disease. They serve as an aid to clinical judgement but remember each case is different and the ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Immune-mediated haematological diseases are often life-threatening and managing them requires good knowledge of transfusion medicine, immunosuppressive drugs and clinical pathology. Great communicatio ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Pelvic fractures and tail injuries can be highly variable from simple wounds and certain pelvic fractures which only need some cage rest through to quite complicated, and often multiple concurrent fra ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    In this lecture, Dave will go through how cats do things differently from dogs and how to spot this. He will discuss getting the most from the clinical examination and how to rapidly and safely diagno ...
12 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Hypercalcaemia in cats has been reportedly on the rise for a number of years and can be the result of multiple underlying aetiologies. This is certainly a clinical problem in which cats are not small ...
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    I WANT to be in pain – said no one EVER. However, pain is actually beneficial in preventing or decreasing tissue damage. But pain whose intensity exceeds that needed for protection, or pain that is pr ...
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Acute myelopathies resulting in paraparesis/paraplegia in dogs are commonly encountered in clinical practice. This lecture reviews the clinical, diagnostic approach and treatment plan for the dogs pre ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Understanding owner experiences and attitudes to veterinary care of their pets are key to maximising compliance, and satisfaction of both owners and the veterinary team. This talk will review the late ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    This presentation will provide a practical overview on implementing a Cat Friendly; approach within the veterinary practice, with useful tips for nurses, receptionists and vets alike. The ethos and pr ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Feline diabetes remains a challenging disease, diagnosing it is relatively straightforward, but once we enter the world of insulin and diets, are there perhaps too many options out there? How can we c ...
11 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Mast cell tumours are the most common cutaneous neoplasia in dogs and can present in a variety of manners, demonstrating a wide range of biologic behaviour; each case, therefore, needs to be approache ...
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    The role of the general veterinary practitioner is inherently complex. Each day involves resolving conflicts between the needs of the patient, client, business, and personal goals. This problem-solvin ...
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Computed tomography (CT) has become more widely available in veterinary practice and is currently often relied on for diagnosis, staging, and treatment planning. Given the cross-sectional nature of im ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Owners have a tendency to book their pet in for a neutering procedure and assume they do not need to discuss this with you, the vet, because it is a routine surgery. However, at some stage prior to su ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Lymphoma is a commonly encountered neoplasia in both dogs and cats, and can present in a variety of forms. There are multiple diagnostic and treatment approaches depending on variables such as anatomi ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Blood work screens are frequently performed for dogs and cats. Reasons include pre-anaesthetic assessment, "geriatric" assessment and prior to administration of some drugs such as NSAIDs. When such te ...
12 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Epilepsy is the most common neurological presentation in veterinary practice, and despite the amount of antiepileptic drugs available on the market, many of our patients continue to suffer a high numb ...
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    This lecture will review the indications and surgical techniques for abdominal organ biopsies. The focus will be on the surgical anatomy of the liver, intestines and pancreas and the optimum way to bi ...
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Everybody makes mistakes sometimes, but if you are a vet the consequences can be serious and distressing for all involved. Introducing the VDS VetSafe system and human factor frameworks developed from ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    If one can name one hormonal disease that has the ability to confuse and frustrate vets around the world, it probably has to be Cushing's Syndrome. From diagnosis to management, successful decision ma ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    The optimum treatment of pyothorax is not known. It was classically taught that in dogs treatment should be surgical and cats should be treated medically. However, research and clinical practice have ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    This lecture will discuss the outbreak of feline pancytopenia in Spring 2021. It will describe how the veterinary profession worked together to try and discover a possible underlying cause as well as ...

 

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