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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 2016

Authors: Russold, E

Title: Langzeitschmerztherapie mit Medikamenten - Ein No-Go für Leber und Niere?

Other title: Long-term pharmaceutical pain therapy - A no-go for liver and kidney?

Source: Tierarztliche Umschau 2016; 71: 195-199

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Russold Elena

Vetmed Research Units
University Clinic for Small Animals, Clinical Unit of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Intensive-Care Medicine

With improved housing conditions, better food quality and modern medicine, the normal life-span of dogs and cats increased consequently. But with advanced age also "lifestyle diseases" such as obesity are getting more and more important and chronic diseases like osteoarthritis can occur which are accompanied by pain. In addition, pet owners demand good quality of life also for their pets, they recognize the value of good pain management and are ready to invest time and money for it. This article provides an overview of the (pharmaceutical) treatments available.

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