RCVS Knowledge - Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine
Lesca Monica Sofyan - In dogs diagnosed with osteoarthritis, is meloxicam superior to carprofen for reducing patient discomfort?

Lesca Monica Sofyan - In dogs diagnosed with osteoarthritis, is meloxicam superior to carprofen for reducing patient discomfort?

June 7, 2021

In this Audio Summary Veterinary Evidence author Lesca Monica Sofyan reviews the evidence as to whether meloxicam is superior to carprofen for reducing patient discomfort in dogs diagnosed with osteoarthritis. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

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

Tom Ling & Lucy Hocking - Clinical governance and continuous Quality Improvement in the veterinary profession: A mixed-method study

Tom Ling & Lucy Hocking - Clinical governance and continuous Quality Improvement in the veterinary profession: A mixed-method study

June 3, 2021

In this Audio Summary Veterinary Evidence authors Tom Ling and Lucy Hocking share the findings of their study, co-written with Ashley Doorly and Chris Gush, and conducted to explore quality improvement in the veterinary sector. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

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

Thomas Towers - Comparison of epidural morphine and buprenorphine for hindlimb orthopaedic surgery in dogs

Thomas Towers - Comparison of epidural morphine and buprenorphine for hindlimb orthopaedic surgery in dogs

May 10, 2021

In this Audio Summary, Veterinary Evidence author Thomas Towers compares the evidence around the use of epidural with local anaesthetic and buprenorphine versus epidural with local anaesthetic and morphine in dogs undergoing hindlimb orthopaedic surgery. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

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

BCVA Cattlecast - Fiona Lovatt on the Farm Vet Champions project

BCVA Cattlecast - Fiona Lovatt on the Farm Vet Champions project

May 6, 2021

We have kindly been given permission to repost this episode of the BCVA's Cattlecast, which features Fiona Lovatt, our Farm Vet Champions Clinical Lead. 

Fiona Lovatt is an RCVS-recognised Specialist in sheep health and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham. She talked to Kat Hart about her role as the Farm Vet Champions Clinical Lead – and how farm vet practices can participate in the initiative in order to advance responsible antibiotic use in cattle practice.  

 

Visit our website for more information on Farm Vet Champions and register your interest. 

 

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QI Boxset: Clinical Governance and the Code of Conduct. Melissa Donald & Pam Mosedale

QI Boxset: Clinical Governance and the Code of Conduct. Melissa Donald & Pam Mosedale

April 19, 2021

In this episode of the QI Boxset series, Melissa Donald, Chair of RCVS Standards Committee and RCVS Junior Vice-President, explains why Clinical Governance is a Code of Conduct requirement for vets and nurses, in a chat with Pam Mosedale.

 

The new QI Boxset series aims to provide practices and practitioners with guidance on establishing a quality improvement structure in practice. The entire series will be made available on our new e-learning platform this Spring. Read the press release. 

 

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QI Boxset: WhatsApp journal clubs. Rachael Bacon

QI Boxset: WhatsApp journal clubs. Rachael Bacon

April 16, 2021

In this episode of the QI Boxset series, Rachael Bacon RVN, explains the benefits of group chat journal clubs.

 

The new QI Boxset series aims to provide practices and practitioners with guidance on establishing a quality improvement structure in practice. The entire series will be made available on our new e-learning platform this Spring. Read the press release. 

 

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QI Boxset: Setting up QI in practice. Lizzy Whiting & Pam Mosedale

QI Boxset: Setting up QI in practice. Lizzy Whiting & Pam Mosedale

April 12, 2021

In this episode of the QI Boxset series, Lizzy Whiting, Highly Commended in the 2020 Knowledge Awards, chats to Pam Mosedale, our QI Clinical Lead, about her experiences of setting up QI in practice. 

 

The new QI Boxset series aims to provide practices and practitioners with guidance on establishing a quality improvement structure in practice. The entire series will be made available on our new e-learning platform this Spring. Read the press release. 

 

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QI Boxset: Client’s view of QI. Caroline Freedman & Pam Mosedale

QI Boxset: Client’s view of QI. Caroline Freedman & Pam Mosedale

April 9, 2021

In this episode of the QI Boxset series, Pam Mosedale, our QI Clinical Lead, chats to Caroline Freedman, the representative for pet owners on the RCVS’ Practice Standards group, about whether clients care if practices are participating in QI activities.

 

The new QI Boxset series aims to provide practices and practitioners with guidance on establishing a quality improvement structure in practice. The entire series will be made available on our new e-learning platform this Spring. Read the press release. 

 

Read the transcript. 

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