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Plenary Session [clear filter]
Tuesday, August 13
 

8:15am

How do I treat emergency glaucoma?
Acute glaucoma occurs suddenly, is painful, and is potentially blinding. Early recognition and prompt treatment is essential. In this brief session we will “cut straight to the chase” and compare the traditional multi-drug approach using 3 drugs, 3 routes, and 3 mechanisms versus monotherapy with the newer prostaglandin eye drops.

Speakers
avatar for David Maggs

David Maggs

Following graduation from the University of Melbourne in 1988, Prof. David Maggs spent 5 years in mixed practice throughout Australia, England, Scotland, and Wales. He then completed small animal and equine internships at Colorado State University, and a research fellowship and comparative... Read More →


Tuesday August 13, 2019 8:15am - 9:15am
Surfers Paradise Rooms 1 - 3 The Star Gold Coast

8:15am

How do I treat emergency seizures?
Status epilepticus can be a frequent occurrence in cats and dogs in the veterinary clinic. Although the cause may vary, the approach to management and drug administration should be consistent. In this session we will present a step by step therapeutic approach to the control of this emergency

Speakers
avatar for Simon Platt

Simon Platt

Prof. Platt qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 1992; he was an intern at the Ontario Veterinary College and completed a residency in neurology in 1998 at the University of Florida. Prof. Platt is currently a professor at the University of Georgia. Prof. Platt is co-editor... Read More →


Tuesday August 13, 2019 8:15am - 9:15am
Surfers Paradise Rooms 1 - 3 The Star Gold Coast
 
Wednesday, August 14
 

8:15am

 
Thursday, August 15
 

8:15am

The colour of pain: novel diagnostic technologies drawn from biophotonics
Speakers
avatar for Mark Hutchinson

Mark Hutchinson

Professor Hutchinson is the Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics (CNBP) and a Professor within the School of Medicine at the University of Adelaide.Professor Hutchinson’s research explores the “other brain” or the other 90% of cells in the brain... Read More →


Thursday August 15, 2019 8:15am - 9:15am
Surfers Paradise Rooms 1 - 3 The Star Gold Coast
 
Friday, August 16
 

8:15am

Canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD): what is the status quo and what does the future hold?
Speakers
avatar for Michael Valenzuela

Michael Valenzuela

Prof Michael Valenzuela is a rare cross-disciplinary research leader – amongst 1% of authors worldwide to publish across “clinical trials”, “stem cells”, “neuroimaging” and “cognition” (PubMed bibliometrics). Academic outcomes span >100 career publications with >6500... Read More →


Friday August 16, 2019 8:15am - 9:15am
Surfers Paradise Rooms 1 - 3 The Star Gold Coast