Leslie Cooper's research while affiliated with Davis and other places

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Current advances in technologies and treatments provide pet owners and veterinarians with more options for prolonging the life of beloved pets, but can simultaneously lead to ethical dilemmas relating to what is best for both animal and owner. Key tools for improving end-of-life outcomes include (1) sufficient training to understand the valid ethic...
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As veterinarians, we support not only our patients but also the millions of humans who share their lives with animals. Veterinarians and their colleagues are accustomed to being reminded that the veterinary profession is built on human connections with animals, and we recognize that the human-animal bond is important in all settings. In terms of ac...

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... Some publications intended their model to cover the entire decision-making process from the initial discussion up to body aftercare and emotional support, whereas others focused on a specific aspect of the EOL decision. The model presented by Arora et al. 17 30 Brandt and Grabill (2007) 46 Cornell and Kopcha (2007) 2 Shaw and Lagoni (2007) 6 Gray and Moffett (2010) 48 Parker and Yeates (2011) 14 Hewson (2015) 50 Bishop et al. (2016) 19 Knesl et al. (2017) 52 Pierce and Shanan (2017) 53 Van Eps et al. (2017) 15 Bley (2018) 21 Goldberg (2019) 23 Smith (2019) Language n=10 Could Not Obtain Full Text n=11 F I G U R E 1 Flow diagram outlining the process used for a scoping review of the current literature on serious illness and end-of-life decision-making models in dogs, cats and equids the fewest components. The most frequently identified component was "presentation of treatment and/or EOL options" (n = 20), followed by "knowledge exchange between veterinary team and owner" (n = 18), "consider impact of options on animal patient QOL" (n = 17), and "make a treatment and/or EOL care plan" (n = 17). ...
... The financial benefits of investing in and implementing behavioural services should be considered (Figure 1). Lowstress handling (Yin, 2009) and behaviour-centred patient handling have been associated with positive client perception of the veterinary team (Sherman and Serpell, 2008;Döring et al, 2009;Yin, 2009;Feilberg et al, 2021), as well as increased client compliance and client retention (Sherman and Serpell, 2008;Yin, 2009;Knesl et al, 2016;Calder et al, 2017). Owners may refuse veterinary treatment or may not return to the practice if they perceive that their dog had a negative experience (Döring et al, 2009;Knesl et al, 2016;Calder et al, 2017). ...