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Veterinary nursing

Veterinary nursing is one of SLU's main educational subjects. It includes nursing and nursing planning at different states of disease and also during rehabilitation. An ethical view is important for the nursing of animals, and the animals well-fare is in focus. Also the interaction with the animal owners is important.

There are 75 pages tagged with Veterinary nursing:

Webinar -Antimicrobials in Livestock

Here you find pdf-material of all the presentations held at the webinar 17 November 2020. Below you also find the programme. The Livestock Antimicrobial Partnership (LAMP), hosted by SLU Global

Impact of equipment and handling on systolic blood pressure measurements in conscious dogs in an animal hospital environment

Situational hypertension and differences between devices complicate interpretations of systolic blood pressure (SBP) measurements in dogs. The objective of the present situation was to evaluate if

Overweight in Swedish show dogs–prevalence and association with performance in competition

The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing in companion dogs, but little is known of these conditions in show dogs. This study assessed body condition score (BCS) of show dogs of six

Influence of clinical setting and cat characteristics on indirectly measured blood pressure and pulse rate in healthy cats

Measured indirect blood pressure (BP) results in cats in a clinical environment might be affected by stress and characteristics of the cats. The aim of the present study was to investigate the

Professional dental cleaning in dogs: clinical routines among Swedish veterinarians and veterinary nurses

Dental disease is very common in dogs and veterinary professional dental cleaning and examination, together with daily dental home care, is the foundation for good dental health. To our knowledge, no

AI in veterinary clinical diagnostics

Great progress is being made today in human medical diagnostics with the help of artificial intelligence (AI). In human medicine AI is for example used to interpret ultrasound and X-rays. In

New method for examining anthelmintic resistance of the equine roundworm

The development of anthelmintic resistance in the equine roundworm is an increasing problem for foals in Sweden and the rest of the world. Infections can cause symptoms such as nasal discharge, cough

Microfluidics - new parasite diagnostic method for horses

Horses are exposed to parasites in the pasture as they graze, and all horses have parasitic worm infections to some degree. Keeping many horses on a relatively small surface, which is common,

SCAW:s mission

The National Center for Animal Welfare, SCAW, was established in 2008 to gather expertise, and coordinate activities, in the field of animal welfare. Expert function SCAW regularly responds to


The Livestock Antimicrobial Partnership (LAMP) is an action network that works with tackling microbial resistance by drawing on practical experience and knowledge from its partners in different parts

Open online course: Effective livestock production with low use of antibiotics

malin.planting@slu.se Join anytime during the course period and learn what antibiotic resistance is and how to prevent it, while increasing productivity among your livestock. Over 3,000 people from


You can find information about ongoing projects at SCAW on the swedish version of this page.