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The Knowledge Sessions: The life-saving value of checklists - Amanda Boag

The Knowledge Sessions: The life-saving value of checklists - Amanda Boag

February 28, 2020

Checklists have been used in aviation and human medicine for decades, given their proven power to reduce avoidable errors and significant events.

Amanda Boag (Clinical Director at Vets Now, RCVS Knowledge Trustee and Vice-President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) discusses the state of play with checklists in the veterinary industry, why checklists are liberating rather than constraining, and how a simple piece of paper can save lives.

Download the full transcript, the accompanying presentation and RCVS Knowledge's new Surgical Safety Checklist Manual from the RCVS Knowledge website.

This podcast is part of the Knowledge Sessions, a resource that brings together specialists from across the veterinary industry to examine the landscape, propose potential approaches to complex problems, and provide practical advice on a range of subjects.

Jacqueline Oi Ping Tong - In canine acute diarrhoea with no identifiable cause, does daily oral probiotic improve the clinical outcomes?

Jacqueline Oi Ping Tong - In canine acute diarrhoea with no identifiable cause, does daily oral probiotic improve the clinical outcomes?

February 26, 2020

In this Audio Summary, Jacqueline looks at the evidence around whether a daily probiotic supplement improves clinical outcomes in dogs with diarrhoea. 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.

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