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Alternative pet diets such as grain-free and gluten-free might be permeating the market, but educating clients on the components of a balanced pet diet will ward off malnutrition.
Veterinary nurses play a very important role in educating the client about cataracts in dogs and the options for sight-restoration.
Pain management has become an integral part of small animal veterinary care, and the use of anesthetics and analgesics are varied and easy to perform.
SIRS and sepsis patients represent some of the most severely critically ill veterinary patients. Following evidence-based medicine and implementing patient care bundles can greatly reduce patient morbidity and mortality, and providing supportive, diligent nursing care is essential in promoting a positive outcome.
Treatment of periodontal disease in all patients is prudent, and the use of analgesia, including general anesthesia, is essential to the comprehensive treatment plan.