In this podcast, Dr. Joelle Jobin, licensed clinical psychologist and horse owner for over 30 years, discusses the importance of managing client expectations in your veterinary practice. She reviews challenges in setting boundaries, particularly for entry-level veterinarians, and provides practical strategies to handle situations in which boundaries are crossed. She also talks about balancing patient care, client satisfaction, and the need for personal time, and warns about the pitfalls of...
Dr. Léguillette and Dr. Viel discuss the do’s and don’ts of managing equine asthma. They explain why mucopurulent discharges from the nose rarely call for a course of antibiotics, and why the use of antihistamines alone will not likely control clinical signs of asthma. They review the role of bronchodilators in managing equine asthma as well as the use and preferred mode of administration of corticosteroids. They also provide an overview of Aservo™ EquiHaler™, an intranasal inhaler containing...
Dr. Léguillette and Dr. Viel discuss the chronic nature of equine asthma and the critical role that environmental factors like pollen, road dust and environmental dust play as asthma triggers. They stress the importance of environmental correction to minimize exposure to allergens and review regional differences in environmental issues faced by horses with this condition. They also provide practical tips to manage environmental conditions that contribute to equine asthma.
Harnessing growth factors from platelets enhances wound healing and improves tissue organization in equine athletes. With Dechra’s ProVet® APC, which weighs only 2 kg, collection, processing and reinjection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) can all be done stall side. Key features of Dechra’s ProVet® APC (Autologous Platelet Concentrate) system: Lightweight and portableProcessing time can be as fast as 90 secondsDelivers platelets, growth factors, and anti-inflammatory proteins Watch this short...