NDSR Insight aims to ensure that referring vets have up to date, cutting edge subject knowledge to make informed decisions in practice and is designed to give you lots of help and advice.
Acupuncture consists of insertion of fine solid needles at certain locations (acupuncture points). The needles are inserted into muscles and left in place for 10 to 20 minutes. Acupuncture finds its origins in traditional Chinese medicine, in which it is believed that needles work by influencing ‘qi’ (energy) that flows through meridians in the body...> Read more
How often do you see an old dog with a cough which just doesn’t seem to respond to antibiotics? It’s not that often, but when you do, there’s a certain sinking feeling when you realise you finally have to take thoracic radiographs and there is a very real chance that a lung mass will be present...> Read more
Please, please, please do not consider spontaneous non-traumatic haemoabdomen in the dog to be a surgical emergency. Despite some opinion leaders saying otherwise, our message to you is that emergency general anaesthesia and surgery are the two most assured strategies to accelerate your patient’s demise...> Read more
Anaesthesia and airway management in brachycepalic patients can be very challenging and a source of concern to vets and owners...> Read more
Neuromuscular diseases affect the peripheral nervous system and either affect the peripheral nerves (neuropathies), neuromuscular junction (junctionopathies) or the muscle itself (myopathies). In this focus on piece we hope to explain the most common causes of acute onset flaccid paralysis and an overview of the current best practice for diagnosis and treatment...> Read more