Infection Control Insights for Hospital Animal-assisted Intervention Program Implementation: From Stakeholder Perspectives to Microbial Dynamics
| Contributor(s):: Dalton, Kathryn R.
Background: While animal-assisted intervention (AAI) programs have shown significant benefits to patients, there are concerns regarding their use in healthcare settings limiting utilization. This works aims to enhance the adoption and use of hospital AAI programs and understand the positive and...
Shelter-specific occupational stress among employees in animal shelters
| Contributor(s):: Margaret Schneider, Jesse Roberts
In the past 10 years a small number of articles have examined the personal and organizational costs associated with euthanasia-related strain among employees in animal shelters. However, there is very little research focusing on a wider range of potential stressors especially without a...
A cross-sectional study of horse-related injuries in veterinary and animal science students at an Australian university
| Contributor(s):: Riley, C. B., Liddiard, J. R., Thompson, K.
Specific estimates of the risk of horse-related injury (HRI) to university students enrolled in veterinary and animal sciences have not been reported. This study aimed to determine the risk of student HRI during their university education, the nature and management of such injuries. A...
Workplace injuries in Thoroughbred racing: an analysis of insurance payments and injuries amongst jockeys in Australia from 2002 to 2010
| Contributor(s):: Curry, B. A., Hitchens, P. L., Otahal, P., Si, Lei, Palmer, A. J.
Background: There is no comprehensive study of the costs of horse-related workplace injuries to Australian Thoroughbred racing jockeys. Objectives: To analyse the characteristics of insurance payments and horse-related workplace injuries to Australian jockeys during Thoroughbred racing or...
An exploration of the impact service dogs have on the independence, autonomy and life satisfaction experienced by adolescents who are wheelchair dependent
| Contributor(s):: Graham, Rahsaan J.
The effects of horseback riding on balance
| Contributor(s):: Botko, Robin
Ethics and Safety in Home Care: Perspectives on Home Support Workers
| Contributor(s):: Storch, Janet, Curry, Cherie Geering, Stevenson, Lynn, Macdonald, Marilyn, Lang, Ariella
Protozoan Diseases of Livestock in Arunachal Pradesh - An Overview
| Contributor(s):: T. Tayo, N. Longjam, B. Perme
The people (Tribes) of Arunachal Pradesh have the natural tendency to remain close contact with animals since immortal. The domestic animals are kept in basement of the house with human occupants in the first floor of same house. They remain in close contact with cattle, sheep, goat, pigs,...
How to handle your cows stress-free and safely?
| Contributor(s):: Adam, S., Baillargeon, J.
The occurrence of and exposure to animal allergens
| Contributor(s):: Schwartz, Bente
Guidelines for police officers when responding to emergency animal incidents
| Contributor(s):: Hanyok, P. M.
Animal-assisted therapy as an adjunct to employee wellness in a health care setting
| Contributor(s):: Ingram, Cynthia, Puckett, Katherine L.
The day that changed everything
| Contributor(s):: Speier, Andy
Livestock-associated MRSA: epidemiology in animal production chains, transmission to humans and charateristics of the clone
| Contributor(s):: Wagenaar, J. A., Giessen, A. van de
MRSA infections in people working with pigs was confirmed in 2005. Dutch data from 9 abattoirs showed that 39% of pigs and 81% of slaughter batches was contaminated with MRSA. All strains belonged to the sequence type ST398. This clone is now known as livestock-associated MRSA (LA-MRSA). A...