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Fraser, M. (2010). Perth FM - Tick prevention week.
Radio interview to discuss the diseases risks of ticks in humans and companion animals
Fraser, M. & Manning, S. (2013). Dogs help Edinburgh Napier University to interview potential students
Fraser, M. (2007, January). Student experiences of computer based distance learning and their application to future development of modular programmes. Paper presented at Association of Veterinary Teachers and Research Workers, Scarborough
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The aim of this research is to evaluate the current attitude of the farming community in Scotland to the threat of Schmallenberg virus and the willingness to carry out vaccination by way of a question...
Fraser, M. (2007, January). A critical evaluation of the methodology and effectiveness of self directed study within the veterinary nursing programme. Poster presented at Edinburgh Napier University Teaching Fellows Conference, Edinburgh
One of the main features of higher education is the ability of students to undertake self directed study. However, the level of self directed study and the preparation which s...
Fraser, M. (2002, April). Avian allergic skin disease. Paper presented at British Veterinary Dermatology Study Group Spring Meeting, Birmingham
A great deal of controversy surrounds whether or not allergic skin disease actually exists in birds. Many reports of allergic skin disease are anecdotal and little research ha...
Fraser, M. & Girling, S. J. (2016). Legalities of treating wildlife in UK veterinary practice. Veterinary Nurse. 7, 140-147. doi:10.12968/vetn.2016.7.3.140. ISSN 2044-0065
Many different species of wildlife will be presented to veterinary practices. In addition to providing care for these patients, veterinary nurses need to be aware of the legal...
Fraser, M. (2016). Helping assistance dog owners. Veterinary Times. 46, 9
Girling, S. J., Campbell-Palmer, R., Pizzi, R., Fraser, M., Cracknell, J., Arnemo, J. & Rosell, F. (2015). Haematology and serum biochemistry parameters and variations in the Eurasian Beaver (Castor fiber). PLoS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0128775. ISSN 1932-6203
Haematology parameters (N = 24) and serum biochemistry parameters (N = 35) were determined
for wild Eurasian beavers (Castor fiber), between 6 months – 12 years old. Of the
Fraser, M. (2015). Atopic dermatitis and the veterinary nurse. Veterinary Nurse. 6, 210-216. ISSN 2044-0065
Dermatological conditions are very common in general practice and veterinary nurses have an active role to play in the diagnosis, monitoring, management and support of these c...
Fraser, M., Beverly, F. & Wood, B. (2014). An examination of perioperative temperature fluctuations in canine patients undergoing routine neutering. Veterinary Nurse. 6, 124-128. doi:10.12968/vetn.2015.6.2.124. ISSN 2044-0065
To examine the fluctuations in body temperature in dogs undergoing routine neutering both during surgery and in the recovery phase.
Utilising a convenienc...
Fraser, M. (2013). Interacting with assistance dogs and their owners. Veterinary Record. 175, 292-292. doi:10.1136/vr.g5780. ISSN 0042-4900
A GUIDE dog and its owner have been helping veterinary nursing students at Edinburgh Napier University to gain experience of the practicalities of working with assistance dogs...
Girling, S. J. & Fraser, M. (2011). Cannabis intoxication in three green iguanas (Iguana iguana). Journal of Small Animal Practice. 52, 113-116. doi:10.1111/j.1748-5827.2010.01017.x. ISSN 0022-4510
This report describes clinical signs and plasma biochemical changes associated with significant cannabis consumption in three Green iguanas (Iguana iguana) which resulted in s...
Foster, A. P., Skuse, A. M., Higgins, R. J., Barrett, D. C., Philbey, A. W., Thomson, J. R., …Day, M. J. (2009). Epidermolysis bullosa in calves in the United Kingdom. Journal of Comparative Pathology. 142, 336-340. doi:10.1016/j.jcpa.2009.10.001. ISSN 0021-9975
Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) was diagnosed in eight calves from four farms in the United Kingdom on the basis of clinical, histological and ultrastructural findings. In three af...
Fraser, M. & Girling, S. J. (2008). Bacterial carriage of computer keyboards in veterinary practices in Scotland. Veterinary Record. 165, 26-27. doi:10.1136/vetrec.165.1.26. ISSN 0042-4900
Fraser, M., McNeil, P. E. & Girling, S. J. (2007). Prediction of future development of canine atopic dermatitis based on examination of clinical history. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 49, 128-132. doi:10.1111/j.1748-5827.2007.00439.x. ISSN 0022-4510
Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify clinical features that could be used to identify individual dogs within the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association canine popul...