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Assessing and Promoting Quality of Life in Geriatric Patients

Assessing and Promoting Quality of Life in Geriatric Patients

Huisheng Xie, DVM PhD and Vanessa Preast, DVM

As companion animals’ life spans increase, geriatric health care becomes a focus of veterinary practice. With geriatric patients, the primary goal is to promote their quality of life rather than cure their diseases. A number of reports have demonstrated that Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) could help accomplish this goal.1-3 

Saturday, November 1, 2008/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (3487)/Comments (0)/
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