This one-day course by Dr Filippo De Bellis, provides a logical approach to managing allergies and otitis from first presentation. It will offer updates on treatment developments and practical ways to approach management with financial constraints.
Allergic dermatitis and otitis externa are common clinical conditions in dogs and cats alike. Recognising the most common causes and factors involved in the development of these conditions is paramount to establish a treatment plan and long term management.
This one-day course summarises the complex problem of managing allergies and otitis, providing a step-by-step guide to how veterinary practitioners should manage cases from first presentation. It will provide an update on recognition and correction of both causes and factors, and in treatment developments, with the aim of covering the management options, from doing it on a shoestring, to optimal management in first opinion practice, to when to refer.
Topics covered include:
- Pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis and otitis externa
- Short and long term management
- Review of available medications
- Client communication, compliance and medical adherence
- Case-based review