May 2013



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Veterinarians Treating Humans.  Where is the line?

Studies have shown that up to 77% of veterinarians treat their own injuries. Others make the choice to treat human patients on occasion. This article outlines the unfortunate reality of veterinary workplace injuries before examining the reasons why veterinarians choose to treat themselves or other people. Examples of current laws and regulations provide clarity on the illegality of these actions.

Case Studies - Veterinarians Treating Humans


The following case studies illustrate a cross section of reported and anecdotal incidences of veterinarians treating human patients.


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In This Issue
Veterinarians Treating Humans
Case Studies
Oklahoma Tragedy
Hot Topics
 Oklahoma Tragedy
In the wake of the horrific tornadoes in Oklahoma, VBA wants to extend our sympathies to those affected.  We also want to do our part in helping the recovery process.  VBA will donate a portion of all  VBA ToolKit's purchased within the next 30 days to help displaced pets.  We encourage everyone to help each other.  If you have been affected by the tornadoes and VBA can be of assistance to you, please do not hesitate to contact our office.
What Topic Do You Want Us To Write About?                        
VBA has had multiple requests for articles on current hot topics.  These topics include:
  1. Drug Compounding Dangers
  2. Internet Pharmacies, Implications on Veterinary Practice
  3. Dealing With Another Doctor's Mistake
  4. Increasing Client Visits By Selling Value
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