Dec 15, 2021
FULL VIDEO: You can find the full video in CAM MemberZone.
If you would like to gain a better understanding about the pain that is associated with arthritis, and how to best manage it, this is the interview for you! CAM was honoured to host the highly-respected Dr Louise Clark again. Previously she has spoken at length about the multimodal approach to managing arthritis (https://youtu.be/t2Sj_K4Wwqs). On this occasion she methodically guides us through:
– how chronic pain is different to acute pain
– why chronic pain is harder to identify
– the mechanisms through which chronic pain becomes established
– how medications commonly used to manage arthritis related pain work
Thank you to Animalcare for supporting owners of arthritic dogs in pain management through sponsoring this live interview.
Louise is a European and RCVS recognised Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia and a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (FRCVS). She was awarded her Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2003 following time in practice and then a residency at the University of Edinburgh R(D)SVS. She was then part of a large Anaesthesia/Critical care team at the Animal Health Trust before moving to Davies to Head the Anaesthesia team in 2007. In 2014, Louise was awarded an MSc (Distinction) in the Clinical Management of Pain from Edinburgh University, one of only four Veterinary Surgeons to graduate that year. She is currently Immediate Past President of the Pain Council at the Royal Society of Medicine and has been both an invited examiner on the European Diploma examination and a Treasurer of the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists.
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