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Evidence‐Based Veterinary Medicine
Applying evidence‐based veterinary medicine
  1. Sally Everitt

    Sally Everitt graduated from Bristol in 1981 and has spent most of her working life in practice. In 2007 she gained an MSc in veterinary general practice. She is currently undertaking research towards a PhD at the University of Nottingham, studying clinical decison making in veterinary practice.


VETS are increasingly being encouraged to ensure that their practice is evidence‐based, partly due to changing attitudes to the professions and increased requirements for public accountability. Practice should also be evaluated regularly, in the light of new research, to ensure that the best care is being provided. Sally Everitt looks at some of the options for integrating the tenets of evidencebased medicine into veterinary practice, and identifies some of the challenges.

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