‘Gold standard care’ is an unhelpful term

Alison Skipper, Carol Gray, Ruth Serlin, Dan O'Neill, Clive Elwood, Jane Davidson

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)331-331
Number of pages1
JournalVeterinary Record
Volume189
Issue number8
Early online date22 Oct 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2021

Keywords

  • General Veterinary
  • General Medicine

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