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Iowa State University Veterinarian: Volume 44, Issue 2

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Artistic Gifts with Scientific Purpose
( 1982) Biechler, Dean ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

When I'm asked what my occupation is, I'm almost reluctant to reply, because I know my answer will probably require some explanation. My professional title often leaves people wide-eyed, bewildered and curious as to what I actually do. The profession you ask? I'm a Medical Illustrator.

Differential Diagnosis of Conditions Mimicking Intervertebral Disc Disease in the Canine
( 1982) Olson, Phil ; Carithers, Robert ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Abnormal conditions of the canine can produce clinical signs that in some way mimic those associated with intervertebral disc disease. This oftentimes leads to unnecessary confusion and frustration in the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of these cases by practicing veterinarians. The purpose of this paper is to summarize the signs associated with those seen most commonly and thereby to clarify the manner in which these can be most readily differentiated in a clinical situation.

What's Your Radiographic Diagnosis?
( 1982) Carpenter, Lee ; McNeel, Sandra ; Grier, Ronald ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

An obese eight year old spayed Peke-Cocker mix was admitted by owners who noticed an enlarged area in the perineum. A subcutaneous palpable mass of approximately 3 cm diameter was found in the right perineal region adjacent to the anal sac.

( 1982) Iowa State University Digital Repository

This article contains news pertaining to the students and faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

The Business of Management
( 1982) Cooper, Charlene ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

What makes a veterinarian a success? Is it the style of dress? The way hair is combed? The size of the veterinarian's clinic or the location? All of these are important; however, the most important factor influencing the client's choice of a veterinary hospital is the client's perception of high quality medical services given their animal. You must be able to communicate on their level and let them know that you care.