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Looking after the end-of-life patient: four case studies

  • Sunday, June 2, 2019

Patients that are in the fifth life stage (end-of-life) often present with multiple problems, which makes them challenging cases. Often, these patients are very vulnerable, and this is sometimes overlooked. This article aims to provide a brief and basic overview of looking after the end-of-life patient, whether at home or in hospital, by utilising a framework adapted from the 2016 International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care, and American Animal Hospital Association Guidelines...

Not strictly true, but does it matter?

  • Friday, November 2, 2018

As I get older my beliefs get firmer and slightly more ridiculous. For example, I honestly believe that if I met Ed Sheeran we would become lifelong...

Setting up a cat friendly clinic

  • Monday, July 2, 2018

Despite the increase in popularity of cats as pets, there has not been a similar increase in the amount spent on feline veterinary healthcare. The...

Preparing students for practice

  • Monday, April 2, 2018

Traditionally education has prepared veterinary nursing students well to have the knowlege and practical skills to care for patients to the best of...

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