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2022 AAHA Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats

| Journal of the American Hospital Association | 2022 | The aim of these guidelines, produced by a task force of experts invited by the American Animal Hospital Association, is to help members of the veterinary team to assess pain in cats and dogs and to create pain management plans…

2022 AAHA Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats

M.E. Gruen, B.D.X. Lascelles, E. Colleran, A. Gottlieb, J. Johnson, P. Lotsikas, D. Marcellin-Little and B. Wright | Journal of the American Animal Hospital Associaton | February 2022
The aim of these guidelines, produced by a task force of experts invited by the American Animal Hospital Association, is to help members of the veterinary team to assess pain in cats and dogs and to create pain management plans…

2022 ISFM consensus guidelines on the management of acute pain in cats

P.V. Steagall, S. Robertson, B. Simon, L.N. Warne, Y. Shilo-Benjamini and S. Taylor | Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery | December 2021
These consensus guidelines are intended for general practitioners to assist in the assessment, prevention, and management of acute pain in cats, and to provide a practical guide to the selection and use of effective analgesic agents…

Efficacy and safety of enflicoxib for treatment of canine osteoarthritis

| Veterinary Record | 2021 | The objective of this prospective randomised controlled trial was to confirm the safety and efficacy of enflicoxib for the treatment of naturally occurring osteoarthritis (OA) in dogs …

Efficacy and safety of enflicoxib for treatment of canine osteoarthritis: A 6-week randomised, controlled, blind, multicentre clinical trial

M. Salichs, L. Badiella, P. Sarasola and J. Homedes | Veterinary Record | September 2021
The aim of this prospective randomised controlled trial was to confirm the safety and efficacy of enflicoxib for the treatment of naturally occurring osteoarthritis (OA) in dogs…

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A prospective, randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled multisite clinical study of bedinvetmab , a canine monoclonal antibody targeting nerve growth factor, in dogs with osteoarthritis

M.J. Corral, H. Moyaert, T. Fernandes, M. Escalada, J.K.S. Tena, R. R. Walters and M.R. Stegemann | Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia | August 2021
The aim of this randomized, double-blind, multicentre study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of bedinvetmab (Librela; Zoetis), compared to a placebo, for the alleviation of pain associated with osteoarthritis in client-owned dogs (n = 287)…

Evaluation of prescribing practices for gabapentin as an analgesic among veterinary professionals

R. Reader, O. Olaitan and E. McCobb | Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia | June 2021
This online survey study aimed to describe the prescribing practice for gabapentin as an analgesic among veterinary primary practitioners and specialists in multiple practice settings in the US and Canada…

Managing pain in common end-of-life conditions

A. Malik and S. Gregersen | The Veterinary Nurse | May 2019
The aim of this article was to consider some of the common end-of-life conditions that cause, or have the potential to cause, pain, and to provide guidance on how best to manage these in practice…

Assessment of quality of life and chronic pain in dogs

Z. Belshaw and J. Yeates | The Veterinary Journal | September 2018
The aim of this paper, which is written by two experts in the field, is to summarise recent developments in the understanding and assessment of quality of life (QOL) and chronic pain in dogs and to provide recommendations in this area…

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Pain scoring systems for cats

M.E. Goldberg | Feline Focus | January 2018
Accurate pain assessment is necessary to ensure that a patient receives safe and effective analgesia which is tailored to their individual needs…