As veterinary technology soars ahead, pet owners are left with a lot of choices about diagnostics and treatment to sort through. And what if even we as veterinarians aren’t quite sure what the right thing to do is? That’s where four basic principles of clinical bioethics pioneered in human medicine can come to the rescue.
OK, there’s no spell for veterinary technicians or vet tech students to cast and make student debt disappear. Believe me, I’ve tried. However, the tips and tricks I’ve found along the way are pretty magical indeed.