Diagnostic Update for Practitioners - Case Studies
Utilizing patient case studies and employing a case-based diagnostic and therapeutic approach, this presentation will highlight some interesting and challenging small animal medicine cases. The importance of the minimum data base for evaluating such cases will be addressed. In addition, some exciting new innovative diagnostic tests will be discussed. Participants will review laboratory data including hematology, biochemical profiles, urinalyses and other tests such as imaging studies. Treatment and monitoring protocols will be reviewed for each case.
Review the importance of and the components of the minimum data base.
Interpret results of the minimum data base and determine what other diagnostic testing is necessary for each case.
Discuss some innovative new diagnostic tools.
Discuss treatment options and monitoring protocols for each case.