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Veterinary journals podcast

Veterinary Record has been published weekly since 1888. It contains news, comment, letters, clinical research and jobs on a wide range of veterinary topics.In Practice provides continuing educational material for veterinary practitioners. Peer-reviewed review articles by experts in their field cover all species, providing a regular update on clinical developments.* The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

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Incidence and impact of dog attacks on guide dogs in the UK

Georgina Mills chats to Rachel Moxon, canine research assistant at the charity Guide Dogs and author on a recent article in Veterinary Record about dog attacks on guide dogs in the UK. Rachel talks about the original paper published in 2010 when this research started to take place, and discusses the update article, which was published this year. The full 2016 article can be found at: http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/178/15/367.full

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31 May 2016

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Excavating the history of ancient veterinary practices

In this latest Veterinary Record podcast, we speak to Annelise Binois, a French veterinarian, who describes her job as an archaeologist. In her work, she looks at archaeological findings to decipher veterinary practices of the past.The full article can be found here: http://bit.ly/1L3dmET

9mins

6 Nov 2015

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We need to talk about error

Human error is natural, and is something that all industries face, but what are the causes and types of error in veterinary practice? And how might this affect patient safety? In this latest Veterinary Record podcast, Georgina chats to Catherine Oxtoby, an author on a recent research article on this topic. The full text can be viewed here: http://bmj.co/veterrors

14mins

29 Oct 2015

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Epilepsy beyond seizures

In this podcast, Georgina Mills chats to Rowena Packer and Holger Volk about their recent review article on epilepsy. The article focuses on 'epilepsy beyond seizures', and looks at the quality of life of the dogs affected. In addition, it draws parallels from human epilepsy research. The full article can be read here: http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/177/12/306.full

16mins

9 Oct 2015

Rank #4

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Interview with parliamentary intern, Hannah Jordan

Gill Harris chats to Hannah Jordan, parliamentary intern to Lord Trees, about her two-year internship and her future plans

13mins

18 Aug 2015

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What do veterinary codes of conduct say and mean?

What do veterinary codes of conduct say, and what does this mean? Further, how much do codes differ from country to country.In this podcast, we speak to Manuel Magalhães-Sant’Ana, one of the authors on a recently published paper comparing different veterinary codes of conduct from around Europe. You can read the full paper here: http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/176/25/654.full

11mins

18 Jun 2015

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Early neutering of cats and kittens

Dr Maggie Roberts, director of veterinary services at Cats Protection, talks to Georgina Mills about early neutering of kittens. She explains how neutering at an earlier stage, at around 4 months of age, can help prevent unwanted litters.Read the full editorial by Dr Roberts here: http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/176/22/570.full

11mins

28 May 2015

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Antimicrobial use and prescribing behaviours by pig veterinary surgeons and farmers in the UK

Lucy Coyne discusses her recent qualitative research looking at how UK pig vets and pig farmers think and feel about antimicrobial use in pigs, and how prescribing decisions are made. Link to full paper: http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/early/2014/09/09/vr.102686.full

10mins

21 May 2015

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Career identity among vets and vet nurses

New research published in Veterinary Record explores how vets and vet nurses in the UK think and feel about their careers. The study indicates, among other things, that some vet nurses might feel that they're not being used to their full potential and that veterinary professionals tend to identify more strongly with their profession that they do to any individual organisation. The results could have implications for practising vets and nurses, recent graduates and practice managers. In this podcast, Sarah Page-Jones, one of the authors of the study, discusses the study.The full paper can be found here: http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/early/2015/01/06/vr.102784.full

15mins

14 Apr 2015

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Doctors and vets working together for antibiotic stewardship

Doctors and the farming industry are often blamed for overuse of antibiotics that spurs the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance - but the professions are using different methods to combat resistance and reduce overuse. In this roundtable, we bring medics and vets together to discuss the problem - where antibiotic resistance arises, how resistance genes propagate through the environment and between countries, and what non-drug approaches can be used to reduce the need for antibiotics.Sandy Trees, Vet Record editor in chief, and retired veterinary surgeonStuart Reid, principal of the Royal Veterinary CollegeJenny Bellini, cattle and dairy vet, Friars Moor Livestock Health in DorsetPeter Hawkey, professor of clinical and public health bacteriology, University of BirminghamTim McHugh, professor of medical microbiology at University College LondonEmmanuel Wey, consultant in infection, Royal Free Hospital, London

1hr 2mins

11 Jul 2018

Rank #10