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Type and impact of clinical incidents identified by a voluntary reporting system covering 130 small animal practices in mainland Europe

L. Schortz, L. Mossop, A. Bergström and C. Oxtoby | Vet Record | April 2022
The aim of this study, which was funded by the AniCura Group, was to analyse voluntary reports relating to potentially harmful patient safety incidents, gathered from a large European multi-practice small animal veterinary organisation, and to increase the understanding of how such data can assist organisations to reduce the risk of incidents occurring…

Monkeypox in animals

Monkeypox: risks in companion animals

Published 6 June 2022
This information has been put together following the increasing number of cases of Monkeypox in humans and the advice that mammalian pets in households where Monkeypox has been confirmed should be isolated…

Kitten on weighing scale in veterinary clinic

Effect of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on the prescribing behaviours of companion animal veterinarians: A pre–post study

B. Walker, F. Sánchez-Vizcaíno and E.N. Barker | Vet Record | February 2022
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) intervention on the antimicrobial prescribing behaviours of first opinion vets at one multi-branch small animal practice in the UK…