Breaking down the silos in human and animal medicine
Contributor(s):: Marisa Beckett, Michael Chi Yee, Kyle O'Neill, Julie M. Fagan
Human and animal medicine has long been viewed as distinct fields; despite having one huge similarity - medicine. The lack of sharing amongst the disciplines, the lack of shared knowledge, and the lack of communication all contribute to this silo-ization between human and animal medicine. Online...
Does the Addition of Animal-Assisted Therapy as an Adjunct Therapy Improve the Morbidity and Mortality of Hospitalized Patients?
Contributor(s):: Ryan Hamm
Background: Animals have been associated with humans for thousands of years and have fulfilled numerous roles. The use of animals as an adjunct therapy is not a new concept has been shown to have numerous positive effects including improved hemodynamic measures, decreased pain, and an improved...