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2012-06-26 10:32:06

'CATCH' and 'FETCH' scores help veterinarians and pet owners make critical decisions Quality of life has become accepted as an important predictor of survival among human patients with heart failure. Now veterinarians at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University have developed two surveys that may prove to be similarly useful in evaluating the quality of life for dogs and cats with heart disease. Known as "FETCH" (Functional Evaluation of Cardiac Health) and "CATCH"...

2012-05-31 11:01:41

Without immediate action, a new National Research Council report warns, the academic veterinary community could fail to prepare the next generation of veterinarians for faculty teaching and research positions as well as for jobs in state diagnostic laboratories, federal research and regulatory agencies, and the pharmaceutical and biologics industry. Although the supply of veterinarians is growing, more than half of veterinary students seek training in companion animal or pet medicine. In...

2012-04-10 23:00:49

Jenkins brings more than 15 years of experience in animal health to Pfizer Madison, NJ (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 Pfizer Animal Health announced today that it has named Dr. Christine Jenkins to the position of Group Director of U.S. Veterinary Medical Services. In her new position, Jenkins will lead the U.S. group responsible for customer support and information on products as well as adverse event reporting and pharmacovigilance. She will be responsible for the company's academic affairs...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.