Heart or Lungs? The Cough Conundrum.

Small breed old-aged dogs are a population frequently affected by both myxomatous mitral valve degeneration and degenerative airway disease. Distinction between coughing attributable to heart disease versus airway disease can be challenging. Using case examples, this lecture will describe the approach to these patients in general practice to improve diagnostic accuracy to optimise patient outcome.

This webinar counts for one (1) CE point.

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Assoc. Prof. Fiona Meyers

BVSc(Hons) PhD MANZCVS Dip.ACVIM(Cardiology)

Fiona graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science from the University of Queensland in 1996 and then practiced in the United Kingdom and Australia for 2 years. In 2001, she completed her PhD and was awarded Membership of the Australian & New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists. In 2006 she completed her residency in cardiology at the University of California, Davis and an externship at the paediatric cardiology facility of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School to become a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Fiona currently works at Veterinary Specialist Services (Queensland) and teaches in the School of Veterinary Science.