An Interview with Professor Lance Lanyon

  • Lance Lanyon University of Bristol Senate House Tyndall Ave Bristol BS8 1TH

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2016-05-05

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https://doi.org/10.18849/ve.v1i2.43

Abstract

Professor Lance Lanyon recently published an article in Veterinary Record (Lanyon, 2016) proposing a nationwide Evidence Based Veterinary Medicine (EBVM) system of veterinary-practice data collection, management and interrogation. The goal is to use data from UK practices to aid “the understanding of the links between the cause, prevalence and treatment of disease.”His article describes the need for such a system, and possible mechanisms to pay for it. Professor Lanyon’s article started an important conversation about the role all practices can play in EBVM, so Veterinary Evidence asked Professor Lanyon to expand on some of his ideas.


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References

Lanyon, L. (2016) Collecting the evidence for EBVM: who pays? Veterinary Record, 178 (5), pp. 120-121 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/vr.i254

Sackett, David L. et al. (1996) Evidence based medicine: what it is and what it isn't. BMJ, 312 (7023), pp. 71 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7023.71

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