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Antimicrobial prescribing and antimicrobial resistance surveillance in equine practice

A. Wilson, T. Mair, N. Williams, C. McGowan and G. Pinchbeck | Equine Veterinary Journal | May 2022
The aim of this online questionnaire-based survey study was to characterise the current antimicrobial prescribing practices and behaviours of veterinary surgeons in equine practice, to evaluate the frequency of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) infections encountered and describe surveillance, audit processes and infection control activities in equine hospitals…

Comparison of the sedative effects of intranasal or intramuscular dexmedetomidine at low doses in healthy dogs: a randomized clinical trial

V. López-Ramis, S. Canfrán and I.A. Gómez de Segura | Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia | August 2022
The aim of this prospective, randomised, blinded clinical trial was to compare the sedative effects of dexmedetomidine administered either intranasally or intramuscularly in healthy dogs…

2022 ISFM Consensus Guidelines on Management of the Inappetent Hospitalised Cat

S. Taylor, D.L. Chan, C. Villaverde, L. Ryan, F. Peron, J. Quimby, C. O’Brien and S. Chalhoub | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | July 2022
The aim of these consensus guidelines is to provide information for practitioners on the general management of inappetence in hospitalised cats…

Defining the Effect of Oxytocin Use in Farrowing Sows on Stillbirth Rate: A Systematic Review with a Meta-Analysis

S.V. Hill, M. Del Rocio Amezcua,E.S. Ribeiro, T.L. O’Sullivan and R.M. Friendship | Animals | July 2022
The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to identify the benefits and possible side effects of the use of oxytocin during farrowing…

Mortality related to general anaesthesia and sedation in dogs under UK primary veterinary care

S.J. Shoop-Worrall, D.G. O’Neill, J. Viscasillas and D.C. Brodbelt | Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia | September 2022
The aim of this nested case control study was to investigate the risk factors for general anaesthesia (GA)/sedative-related deaths overall and for neuter-specific procedures in dogs at UK primary care veterinary practices…

To scan or not to scan? The economics of transthoracic ultrasonography for ‘whole-flock’ ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma screening in UK sheep flocks

P. Davies, B. Strugnell, L. Thomas, F. Lovatt and I. Willison | Veterinary Record | October 2022
The aim of this study was to simulate the net economic outcome for a commercial flock with a low prevalence of ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA) if different culling strategies were adopted based on results obtained from transthoracic ultrasonography (TTUS)…

Effects of routine treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs at calving and when lame on the future probability of lameness and culling in dairy cows: A randomized controlled trial

J.P. Wilson, M.J. Green, L.V. Randall, C.S. Rutland, N.J. Bell, H. Hemingway-Arnold, J.S. Thompson, N.J. Bollard and J.N. Huxley | Journal of Dairy Science | May 2022
The aim of this randomised controlled trial was to investigate the effects of routine treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) at first and subsequent calvings and during treatment for lameness on the future probability of lameness and culling…

‘We’re gonna end up scared to do anything’: A qualitative exploration of how client complaints are experienced by UK veterinary practitioners

J. Gibson, K. White, L. Mossop, C. Oxtoby and M. Brennan | Vet Record | June 2022
The aim of this qualitative study was to provide an insight into UK veterinary practitioners’ experiences of client complaints…

UK veterinary professionals’ perceptions and experiences of adverse drug reaction reporting

H. Davies, G. Pinchbeck, P-J.M. Noble, G. Diesel, M. Pirmohamed, N. Anderson and D.R. Killick | Vet Record | June 2022
The aim of this cross-sectional survey study was to explore the barriers, perceptions, attitudes, and experiences of UK veterinary professionals towards adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting…

Expert visual assessment strategies for equine lameness examinations in a straight line and circle: A mixed methods study using eye tracking

S.D. Starke and S.A. May | Vet Record | June 2022
The aim of this study was to create a knowledge base of expert approaches to equine lameness assessment in order to provide a quantitative starting point that can inform future evidence-based approaches to clinical lameness assessment and education…