RCVS Knowledge - Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine
Kristina Naden - Developments in surgical fluid therapy rates in veterinary medicine

Kristina Naden - Developments in surgical fluid therapy rates in veterinary medicine

November 12, 2020

In this Audio Summary, Kristina discusses the evidence behind the recommendation to reduce fluid therapy rates of cats and dogs. 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.

For the Record - Mandisa Greene and Amanda Boag

For the Record - Mandisa Greene and Amanda Boag

October 27, 2020

'For The Record' is a new series featuring conversations between current and former members of the veterinary professions, highlighting voices and experiences usually absent from our official archive.

 

In this episode, Mandisa Greene, current President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, talks with Amanda Boag, RCVS President from 2018-2019, and new Chair of Trustees for RCVS Knowledge. Together they discuss what made them want to become vets, what drove them forward in their careers and why they champion diversity.

 

The transcript can be read here. 

If you would like to get involved in future episodes, please contact the RCVS Knowledge archives team by email at archives@rcvsknowledge.org

 

Music is 'Jindupe' by Lauren Duski.

How and when to wear a face covering (part three) COVID-19 Mythbuster - David Singleton

How and when to wear a face covering (part three) COVID-19 Mythbuster - David Singleton

October 22, 2020

David Singleton BVSc MSc PhD MRCVS, Epidemiologist University of Liverpool, discusses the evidence behind the use of face coverings. This is the audio from a webinar, which can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/0syiYDtW22g

 

Download the transcript here.

 

You can find more COVID-19 mythbusting videos and resources on our website: http://www.rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19

 

UK Government's guidance on COVID-19: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus 

Face coverings link: http://bit.ly/3igaw29

PPE link: http://bit.ly/2SldNmi 

What evidence supports the use of face coverings? (part two) COVID-19 Mythbuster - David Singleton

What evidence supports the use of face coverings? (part two) COVID-19 Mythbuster - David Singleton

October 14, 2020

David Singleton BVSc MSc PhD MRCVS, Epidemiologist University of Liverpool, discusses the evidence behind the use of face coverings. This is the audio from a webinar, which can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/ai5PzPNTIsM 

 

Download the transcript here.

 

You can find more COVID-19 mythbusting videos and resources on our website: http://www.rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19

 

Government guidance on coronavirus can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus 

How do face coverings work? (part one) - COVID-19 Mythbuster, David Singleton

How do face coverings work? (part one) - COVID-19 Mythbuster, David Singleton

October 7, 2020

David Singleton BVSc MSc PhD MRCVS, Epidemiologist University of Liverpool, discusses how face coverings work.

 

Download the transcript here.

 

You can find more COVID-19 mythbusting videos and resources on our website: http://www.rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19

 

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

 

Visit the RCVS Knowledge website for more free quality improvement resources

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.

Download the transcript and the presentation from the RCVS Knowledge website.

For more COVID-19 mythbusting resources, visit the RCVS Knowledge website.

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