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Laura Pratley - In horses with osteoarthritis, is mesenchymal stem cell therapy more effective at managing lameness than intra-articular corticosteroids?

Laura Pratley - In horses with osteoarthritis, is mesenchymal stem cell therapy more effective at managing lameness than intra-articular corticosteroids?

September 23, 2020

In this Audio Summary, Laura discusses the evidence on whether mesenchymal stem cell therapy are more effective at managing lameness than intra-articular corticosteroids in horses with OA. This is the second place Knowledge Summary of the Veterinary Evidence Student Awards 2020. 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.

Knowledge Awards 2020: Post-operative hypothermia audit, Samantha Thompson

Knowledge Awards 2020: Post-operative hypothermia audit, Samantha Thompson

August 20, 2020

Samantha Thompson, RVN and Post-Registration Programme Manager for the Linnaeus Group, discusses her post-operative hypothermia audit and how the team used the results to make changes within practice. 

 

The case example was awarded Highly Commended in the Knowledge Awards 2020.

The written case example can be read here, and the transcript can be read here

 

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If you would like to contact Sam about her audit, her Facebook page can be found at facebook.com/evolutionVNdevelopment/
COVID-19 mythbuster: When should we test an animal for COVID-19? Sarah Caddy

COVID-19 mythbuster: When should we test an animal for COVID-19? Sarah Caddy

August 6, 2020

Dr Sarah Caddy VetMB PhD DipACVM MRCVS, Virologist at University of Cambridge, discusses when we should test an animal for COVID-19.

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Carla Husband - An assessment of the impact of educational interventions on hand hygiene compliance

Carla Husband - An assessment of the impact of educational interventions on hand hygiene compliance

July 31, 2020

In this Audio Summary, Carla discusses the evidence on educational interventions for hand hygiene. This is the winning Knowledge Summary of the Veterinary Evidence Student Awards 2020. 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.

 

 

COVID-19 Mythbuster: Will good weather decrease infection rates? Liam Brierley

COVID-19 Mythbuster: Will good weather decrease infection rates? Liam Brierley

July 28, 2020

Dr Liam Brierley, MRC Skills Development Fellow, University of Liverpool, discusses whether good weather will decrease the infection rates of COVID 19. 

 

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COVID-19 Mythbuster: Does ultraviolet light actually kill COVID-19? Alan Radford

COVID-19 Mythbuster: Does ultraviolet light actually kill COVID-19? Alan Radford

July 22, 2020

Alan Radford, Professor in Veterinary Health Informatics at the University of Liverpool and RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisor, discusses whether ultraviolet light can actually kill COVID-19.

 

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COVID-19 Mythbuster: What can we clean a patient with, and will this kill COVID-19? Pam Mosedale

COVID-19 Mythbuster: What can we clean a patient with, and will this kill COVID-19? Pam Mosedale

July 17, 2020

Pam Mosedale, BVetMed, MRCVS and Chair of the Quality Improvement Advisory Board, discusses what patients can be cleaned with, and whether this could kill COVID-19. 

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How to become a QI ambassador to improve clinical standards in your practice - Louise Northway

How to become a QI ambassador to improve clinical standards in your practice - Louise Northway

July 14, 2020

Getting started with quality improvement in practice can be daunting if you don't know where to start, and continuous quality improvement can often seem overwhelming. In this webinar produced for BSAVA 2020, Louise Northway, RVN, discusses why quality improvement is a staple in practice, how to get started with clinical audit and what your results might indicate for patient care.    

Based on practical examples, including Lou's award-winning small animal neutering audit, find out how to use evidence to improve standards of care, and how QI can help promote a just culture.  

- Louise Northway VNCertECC NCert(Anaesth) RVN

 

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