BET stands for Best Evidence Topic. BestBETs were first developed for doctors working in emergency medicine. The University of Nottingham have now developed a freely accessible database of BETs for vets in practice called BestBETs for Vets.
BARK publishes critically appraised topics (CATs) for our veterinary professional audience. CATs are an appraisal of the literature related to a focused health topic, then summarized and packaged to deliver the best evidence and clinical "bottom line" in a concise report.
VetSRev, the database of systematic reviews in veterinary medicine and science. The place to go if you are searching for veterinary systematic reviews!
The Veterinary Companion Animal Surveillance System (VetCompass) is a not-for-profit research project prioritising companion animal welfare. The Royal Veterinary College (RVC), in collaboration with the University of Sydney, is undertaking an ongoing study of companion animal disorders.
After a general introduction to the principles of EBVM, each chapter explains one of the five main principles of the methodology. These chapters include detailed examples, opportunities for you to reflect on what you’ve learned, and quizzes for you to check your understanding. Each chapter will take approximately an hour to complete in full.
SAVSNET encompasses two distinct, but complementary approaches, Project 1 and Project 2, designed to investigate the disease status of the small animal vet-visiting population.
Both projects have been awarded ethical approval by the University of Liverpool’s independent Research Ethics Committee, and project 2, which involves veterinary practices, is supported by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
Each month we focus on a topic where we highlight articles, information sources and references retrieved from CABAbstracts database that you may find useful.
The IVETF - an international body of veterinarians and scientists - have collaborated to create a set of guidelines for the research , diagnosis and treatment of canine and feline epilepsy. IVETF also outlined a number of recommendations and classifications on all aspects of feline and canine epilepsy.