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Using structured data collection to augment the consultation

Published 19 August 2020

For those who do not have access to the technology the following papers report on the use of structured methods of data collection which may help to provide more objective information where the animal cannot be directly examined.

Examples of other validated instruments which may be useful

Hercock, C.A. et al. (2009) Validation of a client‐based clinical metrology instrument for the evaluation of canine elbow osteoarthritis. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 50 (6), pp.266-271.
https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-5827.2009.00765.x

Walton, M.B. et al. (2013) Evaluation of construct and criterion validity for the ‘Liverpool Osteoarthritis in Dogs’ (LOAD) clinical metrology instrument and comparison to two other instruments. PLoS One, 8 (3), p.e58125. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0058125

Schofield, I. et al. (2019) Development and evaluation of a health‐related quality‐of‐life tool for dogs with Cushing’s syndrome. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 33 (6), pp. 2595-2604.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jvim.15639

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