2016 AAHA/IAAHPC End-of-Life Care Guidelines
Contributor(s):: Bishop, G., Cooney, K., Cox, S., Downing, R., Mitchener, K., Shanan, A., Soares, N., Stevens, B., Wynn, T.
A Reference Source for the Recognition & Alleviation of Pain & Distress in Animals
Contributor(s):: Richard L. Crawford
The Animal Welfare Information Center was established under the 1985 amendments to the Animal Welfare Act (Sect. 13(e)) and is required to provide specific information to the research community. One of these requirements deals with providing information which would minimize pain and distress to...
Animal Ethics and the Law
Contributor(s):: Bernard E. Rollin
Everyone reading this Article is doubtless aware of the woeful lack of legal protection for farm animals in the United States. Not only do the laws fail to assure even a minimally decent life for the majority of these animals, they do not provide protection against the most egregious treatment....
Animal-assisted therapies are becoming more common
Contributor(s):: Willens, J. S.
Animal‐assisted therapy at an outpatient pain management clinic
Contributor(s):: Marcus, Dawn A., Bernstein, Cheryl D., Constantin, Janet M., Kunkel, Frank A., Breuer, Paula, Hanlon, Raymond B.
Assessing pain in animals - putting research into practice
Contributor(s):: Flecknell, P. A., Roughan, J. V.
Our ability to assess pain in animals in clinical situations is slowly developing, but remains very limited. In order to develop appropriate pain scoring schemes, numerous practical problems need to be overcome. In addition, we need to appraise realistically our current poor state of knowledge....
Bundling Interventions to Enhance Pain Care Quality (BITE Pain) in Medical Surgical Patients
Contributor(s):: Rice, K. L., Castex, J., Redmond, M., Burton, J., Guo, J. W., Beck, S. L.
Can you help when it hurts? Dogs as potential pain relief stimuli for children with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Lima, M., Silva, K., Amaral, I., Magalhaes, A., de Sousa, L.
Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Hospice: The National Home and Hospice Care Survey: United States, 2007
| Contributor(s):: Anita Bercovitz, Manisha Sengupta, Adrienne Jones, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin
Objective—This report presents national estimates on the provision and use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAT) in hospice. Comparisons of organizational characteristics of hospice care providers are presented by whether the provider offered CAT. Comparisons of...
Complementary medicine in cancer care: adding a therapy dog to the team
| Contributor(s):: Marcus, D. A.
| Contributor(s):: Holland, Cindy, Albrecht, Sally
Cynotherapy in cancer pain management: a pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Silva Carvalho, F., Carvalho, S., Conde, R., Esteves, S.
Effect of a Core Conditioning Program on Lumbar Paraspinal Area, Asymmetry and Pain Score in Military Working Dogs with Lumbosacral Pain
| Contributor(s):: Andrea Leigh Henderson
Introduction: Lumbosacral pain and stenosis are common causes of retirement from duty for Military Working Dogs (MWDs). Working dogs that receive surgical management for this condition often have a poor prognosis for return to duty after recovery. Humans with chronic low back pain demonstrate...
Genetically modified animals in research: an analysis of applications submitted to ethics committees on animal experimentation in Sweden
| Contributor(s):: Nordgren, A., Rocklinsberg, H.
The use of genetically modified (GM) animals in biomedical research has increased during recent years and its ethical aspects have been subject to ongoing academic discussion. In order to reinforce this discussion, we analysed applications submitted to animal ethics committees in Sweden during...
Implementing Animal Therapy into Current Medicinal Practices
| Contributor(s):: Jenna Schiefelbein
• The purpose of this study was to explore an unconventional intervention of medicine; specifically the integration of animals into current healthcare practices. • The review of literature evaluated the implementation of animal therapy in medicine, both in the past and...
Pain Management for Animals Used in Science: Views of Scientists and Veterinarians in Canada
| Contributor(s):: Nicole Fenwick, Shannon E.g. Duffus, Gilly Griffin
To explore the challenges and opportunities for pain management for animals used in research an interview study with 9 veterinarians, 3 veterinarian-scientists and 9 scientists, all engaged in animal-based studies in Canada, was carried out. Our broader aim was to contribute to further discussion...
Apr 15 2013
Pain Management for the Life-limited Pet - Palliative Care Principles & Practices
Palliative care and use of animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Engelman, S. R.
Psychosocial and psychophysiological effects of human-animal interactions: The possible role of oxytocin
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| Contributor(s):: Andrea Beetz, Kerstin Uvnäs-Moberg, Henri Julius, Kurt Kotrschal
During the last decade it has become more widely accepted that pet ownership and animal assistance in therapy and education may have a multitude of positive effects on humans. Here, we review the evidence from 69 original studies on human-animal interactions (HAI) which met our inclusion...