Vicky L Haines

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Spontaneous seizures have been reported in several baboon subspecies housed at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research (SFBR), including Papio hamadryas anubis as well as cynocephalus/anubis and other hybrids. This study classified clinical and electroencephalographic (EEG) phenotypes in these subspecies based upon interictal and ictal findings, as(More)
Anecdotal reports of natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) procedures in patients are emerging. Whether the new procedure is truly less invasive is not known. We compared perioperative cardiopulmonary parameters during NOTES with standard laparoscopy. Twelve swine were randomized to transgastric peritoneoscopy with air or diagnostic(More)
The past decade has seen an increase in the number of rodents being kept as pets and subsequently in the number of rodent owners seeking veterinary services. The common rat, (Rattus norvegicus) has become increasingly popular, particularly as novel varieties have been introduced to the pet market. The average laboratory or domestic pet rat has a life(More)
This article focuses on children of alcoholics as a population at risk, and discusses strategies for assessment and intervention by school nurses. Information about alcohol abuse and the effects of problem drinking on children is provided. Case history examples will offer additional illustration, with resiliency being highlighted.
Hematology and serum biochemistry values are reported for 33 Attwater's prairie chickens (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) that were captive-reared at the San Antonio Zoo as part of a federal reintroduction program in Texas. Hematologic values include packed cell volume, and total and differential white blood cell counts. The biochemical values include(More)
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