DV Samantha TAYLOR

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General internal medicine

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Teaching goals
  • Explain the effect of hyperthyroidism on the kidney
  • Discuss the negative effects of remaining hyperthyroid on progression of CKD
  • Explain the importance of iatrogenic hypothyroidism and the effect on azotaemia and survival
DV Samantha TAYLOR
Dipl. ECVIM-CA
Video time : 24 min + MCQ
Internal medicine
Teaching goals
  • Explain how pet cats come to live with us in modern times and how they have evolved from African Wildcats
  • Explain why understanding cats is important as a veterinary professional
  • Describe cat friendly facilities and handling
  • Understand why cats should be treated gently and with respect
DV Samantha TAYLOR
Dipl. ECVIM-CA
Video time : 26 min + MCQ
Internal medicine
Teaching goals
  • Explain causes of inappetence in hospitalised cats
  • Discuss effect of pain, nausea and anxiety on appetite
  • Understand impact of inadequate food intake on recovery
  • Discuss appetite stimulants
  • Discuss feeding tube placement, indications and use
DV Samantha TAYLOR
Dipl. ECVIM-CA
Video time : 25 min + MCQ
Internal medicine
Teaching goals
  • Explain diagnostic tests for chronic enteropathies in cats
  • Discuss management techniques for intestinal inflammation
  • Understand faecal transplants and their use in cats
DV Samantha TAYLOR
Dipl. ECVIM-CA
Video time : 27 min + MCQ
Internal medicine
Teaching goals
  • List the clinical signs of nasal disease in cats
  • List the causes of nasal disease in cats
  • Explain the investigation of nasal disease
  • Discuss how chronic rhinosinovitis can occur and how to treat it
  • Discuss the treatment of nasopharyngeal stenosis
  • Discuss the types and treatment of nasal neoplasia
DV Samantha TAYLOR
Dipl. ECVIM-CA
Video time : 23 min + MCQ
Internal medicine
Teaching goals
  • Explain the definition of overweight and obesity in cats
  • Describe the health consequences of obesity in cats
  • Discuss the evidence on communication around body weight in cats
  • Understand the comparisons between human and animal obesity
  • Understand why the question ‘is obesity a disease’ is complex
DV Samantha TAYLOR
Dipl. ECVIM-CA
Video time : 22 min + MCQ
Internal medicine