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What’s New on Felis - October 2021


Animal triage trauma score  

The ATT score is a numerical characterization of the injuries sustained by a patient from a traumatic incident. It provides an objective assessment of the patient’s clinical status:   Written by Lara Brunori DMV CertAVP(ECC) MRCVS
Reviewed by Neus Elias Santo Domingo LV CertAVP(ECC) DipECVECC MRCVS  

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Intratesticular block  

Intratesticular block is a type of infiltration block - local anesthetic is injected into the surgical area as opposed to aiming for a target nerve:   Written by Rebecca Bhalla MA VetMB DipECVAA
Reviewed by Jo Murrell BVSc(Hons) PhD DipECVAA MRCVS  

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The ability to provide euthanasia by a humane and painless method is an animal welfare priority. This updated topic (with four new images and a new section on euthanasia drug shortages) provides the latest information:   Updated by Sheilah Robertson BVMS PhD CertVA DipECVAA DipACVAA MRCVS

Journal Feeds on Vetlexicon

We have now included Journal Feeds to various veterinary publications throughout Vetlexicon. You’ll find the Journal Feeds on the left-hand side in each Category within Canis, Felis, Lapis, Exotis, Equis and Bovis. Check them out for all the latest veterinary news and articles from around the globe!

Contributor news – Zoë Halfacree

Congratulations to Zoë Halfacree MA VetMB CertVDI DipECVS CertSAS FRCVS, a soft tissue specialist at Davies Veterinary Specialists (Davies) who has been awarded a Fellowship by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).

Prior to joining Davies in October 2020, Zoë was a Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery and Head of Soft Tissue Surgery at the RVC.

Zoe has been valued contributor to Vetlexicon Canis and Felis for many years. Check out her list of contributions here!

Search Feature Enhancement

We have enhanced the search feature on Vetlexicon, so it now remembers your search history! Once you have selected your Species and Content type filters, they'll be remembered so there is no need to re-enter your search criteria when you want to view other options. Try it out now here!

Contributor News – Alex Dugdale

Huge congratulations to Alex Dugdale for being awarded the RCVS Fellowship for Meritorious Contributions to Clinical Practice in the veterinary profession.

Alex is a valued contributor for Vetlexicon Bovis and was involved in the original development of Bovis back in 2017. Check out her latest contributions here!