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Evaluating Euthanasia Decision-Making Using Veterinary Patient Medical Records
Euthanasia discussions happen every day in veterinary medicine, but their emotional nature means they can be hard to document and evaluate. This study reviewed electronic medical records to determine what clients and clinicians shared in conversations about delaying euthanasia.
Communicating Health Information to Pet Owners
Clients want to better understand their pet’s health, but don’t always get the information they need. A new study used focus groups and examination room recordings to discover the divide between what clinicians say and pet owners hear.
Congenital Sensorineural Deafness in Purebred White Cats
A link has been documented between a white coat and blue eyes with congenital deafness in cats, but the genetics still aren’t fully understood. Researchers sought to clarify which factors put all-white cats at greater risk for abnormal hearing.
Risk for Alveolar Echinococcosis in Dog Owners
Alveolar echinococcus is a serious disease in humans caused by the zoonotic tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis. Researchers surveyed dog owners in Germany to see what lifestyle changes and preventive measures can be taken to reduce exposure risk.
Impact of Fatigue in Veterinary Practice
More attention is being paid to how poor sleep affects performance in human medicine, but what about veterinarians? See the takeaways from this study that analyzed survey responses from 303 veterinary interns and residents regarding the impact sleep had on their training.
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