Our first output emerged from a workshop on the thorny subject of 'gold standard care', held in the summer of 2021
‘Gold standard care’ is an unhelpful term
Alison Skipper, Carol Gray, Ruth Serlin, Dan O'Neill, Clive Elwood and Jane Davidson
Vet Record 189(8):331-331 (October 2021) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/vetr.1113
Members of Veterinary Humanities UK argue that the vet professions should move away from using the term ‘gold standard care’ and instead adopt ‘contextualised care’, which acknowledges that different treatment pathways are able to offer equally acceptable patient journeys in different contexts.
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