Animal welfare in veterinary practice

TitleAnimal welfare in veterinary practice
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsYeates, J
Series TitleUFAW animal welfare series
Pagination1 online resource (xii, 200 p.)
PublisherWiley-Blackwell,
Place PublishedChichester, West Sussex
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number111878295X
Accession Number7288877
KeywordsANIMAL , Animal Research Subjects , PROFESSIONAL ethics , Veterinary Science
AbstractA practical guide to help veterinarians improve the welfare of their patients in their everyday work. A concise and accessible introduction to welfare that is both interesting and valuable in practice. The book describes ways to evaluate patients, develop in-practice quality of life assessments, resolve difficult clinical dilemmas, and turn good decisions into real welfare outcomes. It reviews available scientific information, legal issues and ethical dilemmas, and relates these to everyday case studies throughout. It provides ways for all veterinary professionals to develop their animal welfare understanding, without assuming prior knowledge, while advancing the wisdom and abilities of experienced practitioners.
Notes/ James Yeates.ill.Includes bibliographical references and index.Patients -- Clients -- Welfare assessment -- Clinical choices -- Achieving animal welfare goals -- Beyond the clinic.Description based on print version record.UFAW animal welfare series.*UIUC Online Collection Online Resource Accessible anywhere on campus or with UIUC NetID
URLWiley Online Library - Full text http://www.library.uiuc.edu/proxy/go.php?url=http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781118782958
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