YOUR DVM CAREER, Sep 1, 2006 - DVM
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YOUR DVM CAREER, Sep 1, 2006
Special Report
5 questions on the most difficult decision
Editor's Note: DVM Newsmagazine asked Cheryl Weber, a grief counselor from the University of Illinois, to share her expertise and advice when a doctor is asked to euthanize a sick animal.
Of life and death: Stop treatment points edge higher, DVM survey says
By Daniel R. Verdon
National Report — $1,451: It's the price most clients will stop treatment of a sick or injured animal, veterinarians report.
Ethics of euthanasia
By Daniel R. Verdon
Practicing in the only health profession sanctioned to end life, Dr. Mary Welle vividly recalls the case.
GHLIT embarks on education tour
Tampa, Fla. — The American Veterinary Medical Association's Group Health and Life Insurance Trust (GHLIT) has boarded the student circuit in an attempt to education future DVMs about their services.
Tuition aid falls short for N.J. students
By Jennifer Fiala
Trenton, N.J. — Ninety-two students from seven veterinary institutions are scrambling for last-minute tuition funds following a New Jersey budget battle that axed $650,000 from the state's $1.337 million Veterinary Medicine Education Program (VMEP).
Student nails tuition contest from Hill's
Topeka, Kan. — Sarah Judd isn't stressed about paying the bursar's office this year.
Compassion's fatigue
Considered a high-risk factor for compassion fatigue, euthanasia takes an emotional toll on the entire hospital staff, an expert says.
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