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Changes for the VIN Book Store
From Paul D. Pion, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology); co-owner of VIN:

The VIN Book Store will continue as a source of publications written by authors who self-publish and a source of VIN and VIN Foundation items, such as brochures, but we will no longer sell books from the following publishers:

•CRC Press
•Taylor and Francis
•Elsevier Health
•North American Compendiums
•Wiley and Son

Most of the books by these publishers can be found at lowest prices (and with free shipping) on Amazon. If you do purchase from Amazon, it would be wonderful if you would use the Amazon Smile site and choose the VIN Foundation as your charity. VIN Foundation will thereby receive a small percentage of the sale as a donation at no additional cost to you.

Thanks for your support of VIN and the VIN Foundation.

VIN News Service
A heartfelt message for the 2016 veterinary class

There’s a Test For That Tick! But Is There a Need

Abstract of the Week
Prevalence and Characteristics of Physicians Prone to Malpractice Claims.

Website of the Week
Comparative Neuromuscular Laboratory

Book Review of the Week
Atlas of Small Animal Ultrasonography, Second Edition

Rounds Transcripts

VIN/VSPN Rounds: An Overview of VIN Foundation Support Group Initiative

2015 Rounds Transcripts

  1. Taking care of staff
  2. Secondary label update
  3. Laryngeal stethoscope
  4. Old records
  5. Being relevant and “aging out” of the field
  6. Intravet version
  7. MRI compatible IV pumps
  8. Disinfecting anesthetic circuits
  9. Medical information release form
  10. ACVIM 2016
  11. CRI titratable
  12. Anyone using artificial turf?
  13. Clients returning meds/products
  14. Urinary diets
  15. Whiteboard
  16. Kittens

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Calendar view for VSPN Rounds

VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Sunday, June 12, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Is That Radiograph Diagnostic Quality? Orthopedic!!
Host: Courtney Liermann, LVT, VTS (ECC)

Wednesday, June 15, 2016; 7:00 pm Alaska time
Alaska Veterinary Technician Association General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting room and will feature audio

Sunday, June 19, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Cushing’s Disease
Host: Liza Rudolph, BAS, CVT, VTS (CP-Canine/Feline, SAIM)

Sunday, June 26, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
VIN/VSPN Rounds: The Art and Science of Hand Rearing Zoo Mammals
Hosts: Laurie Gage, DVM, DACZM, and Gail Hedberg
This session will feature audio

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