REVISTA DESTACADA

Deisiones dolorosas en perros geriátricos

Valoración Valoración: 5 Estrellas

Descripción: Revisión sobre la fisiopatología del dolor consecuente al desarrollo de osteoartrosis y cáncer en el perro geriátrico.

TITULO FUENTE ORIGINAL:

Painful Decisions for Senior Pets

AUTORES:

Fox SM

REVISTA ABREV.:

Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract.

AÑO:

2012

REFERENCIA:

Jul;42(4):727-48, vii.

DOI:

10.1016/j.cvsm.2012.04.010.

RESUMEN ORIGINAL:

Osteoarthritis and cancer are the inevitable consequences of aging and significantly contribute to the cause of death in cats and dogs. Managing the pain associated with these disease states is the veterinarian’s mandate. Many treatment modalities and agents are available for patient management; however, it is only with an understanding of disease neurobiology and a mechanism-based... + Leer más

Osteoarthritis and cancer are the inevitable consequences of aging and significantly contribute to the cause of death in cats and dogs. Managing the pain associated with these disease states is the veterinarian’s mandate. Many treatment modalities and agents are available for patient management; however, it is only with an understanding of disease neurobiology and a mechanism-based approach to problem diagnosis that the clinician can offer patients an optimal quality of life based on evidence-based best medicine. When treating pain, knowledge is still our best weapon.

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COMENTARIO

Completa revisión de la fisiopatología de las enfermedades causantes de dolor más comunes en perros mayores , así como su posible manejo analgésico.