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Lori Hehn

Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.

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Telemedicine: An E-Visit to the Vet

Posted by Lori Hehn on September 5, 2018 at 12:49 PM


I was recently attending a continuing education conference, and during our break I overheard a veterinarian in the chair next to me do a telemedicine consultation over his cell phone. He was asking the pet's name, age, etc. and what was going on with her after he had introduced himself.

I didn't listen after that, but it made me curious. I read an article earlier this year about how this would become a hot topic in our profession. I had a lot of questions about the legal implications and how exactly telemedicine works.

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Topics: Telemedicine

Veterinary Phlebotomy Supplies for Drawing Blood

Posted by Lori Hehn on August 3, 2018 at 11:32 AM

There are several basics and veterinary phlebotomy supplies you will need when drawing blood on pet patients.

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How to Place an Over the Needle IV Catheter

Posted by Lori Hehn on August 2, 2018 at 8:28 AM

In this article, we will give you the step by step instructions of how to place an over the needle IV catheter in small animal patients.

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Topics: Over the Needle Catheter, Catheter

Link: Walmart will soon offer veterinary care

Posted by Lori Hehn on July 27, 2018 at 10:18 AM

I had to stop myself from doing an eye-roll when I first saw the title of the article.  At every turn, it seems that the veterinary industry is becoming more and more corporate. Smaller clinics getting bought out by a corporation, and then corporations getting bought out by larger ones.

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Topics: Veterinary Care

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