RCVS Knowledge Podcasts
Louise Buckley - Is There Any Evidence to Support the Use of Garlic as a Wormer for Dogs and Cats in the UK?

Louise Buckley - Is There Any Evidence to Support the Use of Garlic as a Wormer for Dogs and Cats in the UK?

June 13, 2019

In this Audio Summary, Louise discusses whether there is any evidence to support the use of garlic as a wormer in dogs and cats. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

Audio Summaries are a free resource that enables vets and vet nurses to access and digest relevant and up-to-date evidence quicker and easier! A time-saving way to make better and faster evidence-based decisions.

Margaret Mary Devaney and Anita Malana: QI, Safety Systems and Just Culture in the NHS

Margaret Mary Devaney and Anita Malana: QI, Safety Systems and Just Culture in the NHS

May 29, 2019

Margaret Mary Devaney, Assistant Director for Quality and Risk at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, and Anita Malana, Team Leader for Trauma, Orthopaedics and Private Theatres at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, draw on personal experiences to give a thought-provoking overview of quality improvement, approaches to safety and a learning culture in the NHS.

This emotive presentation was made at RCVS Knowledge’s National Summit for Supporting Quality Improvement in Veterinary Care 2019.

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Mike Steele - Are Sand or Composted Bedding Cubicles Suitable Alternatives to Rubber Matting for Housing Dairy Cows?

Mike Steele - Are Sand or Composted Bedding Cubicles Suitable Alternatives to Rubber Matting for Housing Dairy Cows?

May 13, 2019

In this Audio Summary, Mike discusses the evidence around whether sand or composted bedding cubicles are suitable alternatives to rubber matting for housing dairy cows Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

Audio Summaries are a free resource that enables vets and vet nurses to access and digest relevant and up-to-date evidence quicker and easier! A time-saving way to make better and faster evidence-based decisions.

Erik Fausak - Does the Use of Intratesticular Blocks in Cats Undergoing Orchiectomies Serve as an Effective Adjunctive Analgesic?

Erik Fausak - Does the Use of Intratesticular Blocks in Cats Undergoing Orchiectomies Serve as an Effective Adjunctive Analgesic?

April 29, 2019

In this Audio Summary, Erik discusses the evidence around whether intratesticular lidocaine works as a good adjunctive analgesic in cats undergoing orchiectomies. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

Audio Summaries are a free resource that enables vets and vet nurses to access and digest relevant and up-to-date evidence quicker and easier! A time-saving way to make better and faster evidence-based decisions.

Ali Mann - When Preparing Veterinary Patients for Surgery Is the Friction (Back and Forth) Method of Scrubbing the Skin More Effective Than Concentric Circles at Reducing Bacterial Levels on the Skin?

Ali Mann - When Preparing Veterinary Patients for Surgery Is the Friction (Back and Forth) Method of Scrubbing the Skin More Effective Than Concentric Circles at Reducing Bacterial Levels on the Skin?

March 25, 2019

In this Audio Summary, Ali discusses the evidence around two methods for scrubbing skin prior to surgery Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

Audio Summaries are a free resource that enables vets and vet nurses to access and digest relevant and up-to-date evidence quicker and easier! A time-saving way to make better and faster evidence-based decisions.

Mike Steele - Does Heat Stress Affect Immune Function in Dairy Cows?

Mike Steele - Does Heat Stress Affect Immune Function in Dairy Cows?

March 11, 2019

In this Audio Summary Mike discusses whether heat stress affects immunity in dairy cows. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

Audio Summaries are a free resource that enables vets and vet nurses to access and digest relevant and up-to-date evidence quicker and easier! A time-saving way to make better and faster evidence-based decisions.

Erik Fausak - Does the Use of Intratesticular Blocks in Dogs Undergoing Orchiectomies Serve as an Effective Adjunctive Analgesic?

Erik Fausak - Does the Use of Intratesticular Blocks in Dogs Undergoing Orchiectomies Serve as an Effective Adjunctive Analgesic?

February 11, 2019

In this Audio Summary Erik discusses whether the use of intratesticular lidocaine works as a good adjunctive analgesic in dogs undergoing orchiectomies. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

Audio Summaries are a free resource that enables vets and vet nurses to access and digest relevant and up-to-date evidence quicker and easier! A time-saving way to make better and faster evidence-based decisions.

Victoria A. Colgate - Do Oral or Minimally Invasive Cheek Tooth Extraction Techniques Reduce the Incidence of Post-operative Complications in the Horse When Compared to Repulsion Methods?

Victoria A. Colgate - Do Oral or Minimally Invasive Cheek Tooth Extraction Techniques Reduce the Incidence of Post-operative Complications in the Horse When Compared to Repulsion Methods?

January 2, 2019

In this Audio Summary Victoria discusses whether oral or minimally invasive tooth extraction techniques reduce the incidence of post-op complications when compared to repulsion methods. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

Audio Summaries are a free resource that enables vets and vet nurses to access and digest relevant and up-to-date evidence quicker and easier! A time-saving way to make better and faster evidence-based decisions.