MSU questionnaires assist owners making end-of-life decisions for pets

06/13/2013 |

Michigan State University veterinarian Maria Iliopoulou and colleagues developed questionnaires for owners and veterinarians to use upon the diagnosis of cancer in a pet and during treatment, according to a study in JAVMA. Merging the veterinarian's expertise with the owner's knowledge of a pet's attitude and behavior could improve care decisions, Dr. Iliopoulou said. "By having this tool, we can help owners see what's really going on with the animal to improve decision making and facilitate the human-animal bond under the challenging circumstances of cancer diagnosis and treatment," Dr. Iliopoulou said.

View Full Article in:

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Diagnostic Technician
Marlborough, MA
Test Technician
Marlborough, MA
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Senior Paralegal - Research & Development, and Medical
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT