How To Diagnose Deal With Uveitis In PracticeWith Professor Derek Knottenbelt, OBE BVMS DVMS DipECEIM MRCVS
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Recognising the clinical signs of UVEITIS
Recognising the various aetiologies because uveitis is a general term for a set of signs associated with intraocular inflammation
Devising appropriate choices for therapy based upon the diagnosis/aetiology
Recognising the value of maintaining close clinical supervision of cases of uveitis however it is caused
Suggesting ways of preventing deterioration to the extent of visual and pain compromises.
Strategies for detection of quiescent ERU cases during PPE (discussion point)
Who is it for?
Biography<br /> <br /> Derek qualified from Edinburgh University in 1970 and after a 4-year spell in his native Zimbabwe working in the State Veterinary Service as a research officer, he moved into private practice in the UK where he stayed for 12 years. During this time he developed an interest in equine medicine and so, in 1985 he turned to the academic world first in Zimbabwe and from 1989 at Liverpool.<br /> <br /> Derekâ€˜s expertise in equine internal medicine is recognised both nationally and internationally, particularly in equine oncology and dermatology. He is a Diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine and holds a personal Chair in Equine Medicine at the University of Liverpool. He has published widely in journals and textbooks and is frequently invited to speak at national and international meetings. He received the Animal Health Trust Scientific Award in 2003, the BEVA (Blue Cross) Welfare Award in 2004 and the OBE in the Queenâ€™s Birthday Honours of 2005 for his services to Equine Medicine. He is actively involved in many domestic and international charities relating to equine welfare and works tirelessly to support these causes.<br />
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