The Spring issue of EquiManagement magazine contains three articles from the 2018 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention as part of the AAEP Wrap-Up.
The first AAEP article is AAEP Equine Health Coverage on page 14, which offers summaries of many presentations and discussions from the convention, brought to you by Zoetis. Included in this article are:
- Infectious Disease Updates
- Endocrine Disease in the Aged Horse
- Chronic Diarrhea
Dietary Supplement Effects on Insulin and Adipokine
Oral Sugar Test
Editor's note: Make sure to visit EquiManagement.com for four additional articles from the 2018 AAEP Convention, brought to you by Zoetis. The first articles were Kester News Hour Part 1 and Kester News Hour Part 2.
Also at the 2018 AAEP Convention were valuable business presentations for equine practices of all sizes and types. In The Business of Practice on page 22, you can learn about creating a culture at your equine practice. Other topics in this article include:
- Employee Engagement
- Employee Handbook
- Maternity Leave
- Theft and Embezzlement
- Practice Vehicles
- Associate Buy-In
- Founders' Syndrome
The third article from the 2018 Convention was Lifestyle and Wellness from the AAEP on page 32, which centered around substance abuse and addiction.
An attorney, who has spend decades in the horse industry, wrote the revealing article Is That Research Real? This article, on page 40, warns veterinarians to beware of predatory, open-access journals that publish information that isn’t properly reviewed.
Also in this issue of EquiManagement magazine is our regular column Keeping Up on page 6. This issue's topics were:
- Circadian Rhythm of Muscle Cells
- Disease Spread From Horse Shows
- Fecal Biota of Horses with Colic Compared to those Admitted for Elective Surgery
Amy Grice, VMD, MBA, brings us her regular Business Briefs column on page 12. In this issue she helps you understand the difference between Mission and Vision Statements and how to put them to use in your practice.