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Veterinary education and policy

  1. Content type: Research article

    Producing graduates for a breadth of sectors is a priority for veterinary science programs. Undergraduate career intentions represent de-facto ‘outcome’ measures of admissions policy and curricula design, as i...

    Authors: A. M. Feakes, E. J. Palmer, K. R. Petrovski, D. A. Thomsen, J. H. Hyams, M. A. Cake, B. Webster and S. R. Barber

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:27

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Despite the highest population, the productivity of Ethiopian livestock is low, and the direct contribution to the national economy is limited. Poor genetic potential, shortage of feed in quantity and quality,...

    Authors: Getachew Mebrahtu Welay, Dawit Gebremichael Tedla, Gebreyohans Gebru Teklu, Shishay Kahsay Weldearegay, Mearg Belay Shibeshi, Haftom Hadush Kidane, Berhe Beyene Gebrezgiabher and Teklehaymanot Huluf Abraha

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:293

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Certified Swiss farmers are allowed to disbud their goat kids using a standard intramuscularly administered anaesthetic mixture. This mixture, containing xylazine and ketamine, is officially distributed with t...

    Authors: N. Wagmann, C. Spadavecchia, U. Morath-Huss, G. Schüpbach-Regula and P. Zanolari

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:220

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Tutoring is a useful tool in the university teaching-learning binomial, although its development is impaired in large classes. Recent improvements in information and communication technologies have made tutori...

    Authors: María J. García-Iglesias, Claudia Pérez-Martínez, César B. Gutiérrez-Martín, Raquel Díez-Laiz and Ana M. Sahagún-Prieto

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:35

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Veterinary Research 2018 14:75

  5. Content type: Editorial

    A round table discussion was held during the LAVA-ESLAV-ECLAM conference on Reproducibility of Animal Studies on the 25th of September 2017 in Edinburgh. The aim of the round table was to discuss how to enhanc...

    Authors: Nicola J. Osborne, Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga, Amrita Ahluwahlia, Sabina Alam, Matthew Brown, Hayley Henderson, Wim de Leeuw, Joan Marsh, David Moher, Erica van Oort, Frances Rawle, Beat M. Riederer, Jose Sanchez-Morgado, Emily S. Sena, Caroline Struthers, Matthew Westmore…

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:314

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are a key component of the veterinary evidence base. Sample sizes and defined outcome measures are crucial components of RCTs.

    Authors: K. J. Wareham, R. M. Hyde, D. Grindlay, M. L. Brennan and R. S. Dean

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:295

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