Friday, October 24, 2014
Gagnier JJ, Kienle J, Altman DG, Moher D, Sox H, Riley D, the CARE Group. The CARE guidelines: consensus-based clinical case reporting guideline development. J Med Case Reports 2013; 7: 223. Abstract.
PubMed ID (PMID): 24228906
Comments: These recent consensus guidelines were disseminated widely last year in the medical literature. These guidelines, and especially the items 1-11 of table 1 (CARE guidelines checklist), are likely to prove very helpful to residents wishing to better structure their writing of case reports for publication in veterinary medical journals.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Munday JS. Papillomavirus in felids. Vet J 2014; 199: 340-347. Abstract.
PubMed ID (PMID): 24456796
Comments: This recent review first highlights the methods to detect PVs in lesions, then nicely summarizes the clinical, pathologic and viral characteristics of papillomavirus infections of domestic (mostly) and wild cats. For the former, readers will find pertinent information on cutaneous papillomas, viral plaques, Bowenoid in situ carcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs), sarcoids, as well as oral papillomas and SCCs.
Cafarchia C, Figueredo LA, Otranto D. Fungal diseases of horses. Vet Microbiol 2013; 167: 215-234. Abstract.
PubMed ID (PMID): 23428378
Comments: This extensive review covers cutaneous, subcutaneous and deep mycoses of horses. There are two large tables that summarize the data and that will be very useful to those individuals studying for the board-examination.