Latest Issue of Veterinary Team Brief

August 2015
Optimism in the Practice

Discover the importance of a positive outlook, even in the most difficult situations in practice, and how to communicate more effectively as a team. Plus, what are the 5 most common orthopedic conditions? Find out! 

Clinical Suite:
Rehabilitation of Orthopedic Disease

Orthopedic disease management often involves a multimodal approach. Follow these steps to formulate the best plan for your patients.

Use this Clinical Suite

Social Media Calendar: September 2015

Educate clients on how to care for their ferret or diabetic pet with this month's Social Media Calendar.  

Everyday Clinical

Top 5 Most Common Orthopedic Conditions in Dogs

One of these conditions could be your next case presentation. Explore 5 orthopedic conditions that occur most commonly in dogs and how to treat them.

Peer Reviewed

Behavior Services for the Veterinary Practice

Behavior services are a critical preventive care area, not only for optimal patient health but also for the practice’s bottom line. Learn how to add this service to your preventive care protocol.

Peer Reviewed

Heat Stroke

Heat stroke occurs quickly and can kill quickly. Do you know the signs and the necessary cooling measures?

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Communicate With Clients

Helping Clients Manage Chronic Pain in Dogs with Osteoarthritis

Managing the chronic pain of canine osteoarthritis (OA) can be challenging for clients. Treatment of OA requires a multimodal approach incorporating traditional and alternative therapies.


Empathy & Client Relationships

These findings serve as a reminder that client satisfaction and retention can benefit from increasing your “empathic effort.”

Anxious Dogs, Children, & Public Safety

Anxious dogs need informed pet owners to ensure safety around others, particularly children. What is the veterinary professional’s role in educating clients about behavior modifications and public safety?

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Build the Team

Behaving Well vs Behaving Badly

There’s a lot of chatter about traits of effective veterinary teams—how can our team turn those often vague concepts into practical behaviors?

Peer Reviewed

Professional Chaplaincy in Veterinary Medicine

Feelings of burnout and compassion fatigue are all too common in the veterinary profession. , but professional chaplaincy may provide a new way to address these issues.

Peer Reviewed

Decision Paralysis

Over-analyzing or over-thinking every detail can lead to the inability to make a decision. Here’s how to overcome this paralyzing state of mind.

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Develop Your Skills

Taking the Lead on Orthopedic Examinations

Orthopedic examinations can be challenging. Use these tips to assess orthopedic patients and interpret the findings.

Peer Reviewed

Wizarding Social Tools

From secret Facebook groups to team chat apps, discover how these social tools can make practice life so much easier.

Peer Reviewed

Ally or Critic? How Personal Experience Impacts Compassion

Does a shared experience increase compassion? Not always, according to this study.

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Manage the Practice

Social Media Calendar: September 2015

Educate clients on how to care for their ferret or diabetic pet with this month's Social Media Calendar.  

To Post or Not to Post: Promoting & Protecting a Practice Online

What is the balance between oversharing and overregulation on social media? 

Shelter Cats & the Stray Stigma

These findings offer ideas on how shelters can improve adoptions for cats and  get rid of the “stray cat” stereotype.

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Veterinary Team Brief delivers practical skills for team-based medicine—with clinical strategies for team training, peer-reviewed credibility, concise content, essential training modules, and easy-to-implement protocols. From the publisher of Clinician's Brief.