Three keys to orthopedic postoperative care compliance

Renberg, Walter
November 2012
Veterinary Medicine;Nov2012, Vol. 107 Issue 11, p474
Academic Journal
The article discusses the means to get clients to comply with orthopedic patients' postoperative activity restriction instruction in veterinary setting. It mentions that it is helpful to make it clear to the client what the postoperative instructions will be before the animal is admitted for surgery. It notes that the instructions to be given should be detailed. It also emphasizes that veterinarians should be honest to themselves and their clients on what needs to be done to the animal


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