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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.

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: 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. 

Download the presentation and transcript.

For more free COVID-19 resources for veterinary professionals, visit: rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19

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

 

Download the transcript and presentation from the RCVS Knowledge website.

Visit the RCVS Knowledge website for more free quality improvement resources

 
 
Michael Steele - performance and behavioural effects of separating dairy cows and their calves at birth

Michael Steele - performance and behavioural effects of separating dairy cows and their calves at birth

June 29, 2020

In this Audio Summary, Mike discusses whether calves separated at birth vs. suckled with the mother, has any behavioural and performance effects on both cow and/or calf. 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 - Age at first calving in dairy cows: which months do you aim for to maximise productivity?

Mike Steele - Age at first calving in dairy cows: which months do you aim for to maximise productivity?

May 5, 2020

In this Audio Summary, Mike discusses the age at first calving in order to maximise milk yield, minimize risk of non-voluntary culling and optimize fertility. 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.

Hannah Greene - Are bisphosphonates a more effective treatment than intra-articular steroids in horses with distal hock osteoarthritis?

Hannah Greene - Are bisphosphonates a more effective treatment than intra-articular steroids in horses with distal hock osteoarthritis?

April 8, 2020

In this Audio Summary, Hannah discuses the evidence around whether bisphosphonates are a more effective treatment than intra-articular steroids in horses with OA. 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.

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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