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Survival after diagnosis of hypertension in cats attending primary care practice in the UK (2018)
Journal Article
Chang, Y. M., Brodbelt, D. C., Elliott, J., & Conroy, M. C. (2018). Survival after diagnosis of hypertension in cats attending primary care practice in the UK. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 32(6), 1846-1855. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvim.15307

Background: Hypertension is common in older cats. There is limited evidence for predictors of survival after diagnosis. Hypothesis/Objectives: Investigate blood pressure assessment (BPA) and hypertension diagnosis in cats attending UK primary care... Read More about Survival after diagnosis of hypertension in cats attending primary care practice in the UK.

Epidemiology, clinical management, and outcomes of dogs involved in road traffic accidents in the United Kingdom (2009–2014) (2018)
Journal Article
Harris, G. L., Brodbelt, D. C., Church, D. B., Humm, K. R., McGreevy, P. D., Thomson, P. C., & O'Neill, D. G. (2018). Epidemiology, clinical management, and outcomes of dogs involved in road traffic accidents in the United Kingdom (2009–2014). Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 28(2), 140-148. https://doi.org/10.1111/vec.12704

Electronic patient records of dogs attending practices participating in the VetCompass Programme were assessed against selection criteria used to define RTA cases. Cases identified as RTAs were identified and manually verified to calculate prevalence... Read More about Epidemiology, clinical management, and outcomes of dogs involved in road traffic accidents in the United Kingdom (2009–2014).

Border Terriers under primary veterinary care in England: demography and disorders (2017)
Journal Article
O'Neill, D. G., Darwent, E. C., Church, D. B., & Brodbelt, D. C. (2017). Border Terriers under primary veterinary care in England: demography and disorders. Canine Genetics and Epidemiology, 4(15), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40575-017-0055-3

The Border Terrier is a working terrier type that is generally considered to be a relatively healthy and hardy breed. This study aimed to characterise the demography and common disorders of Border Terriers receiving veterinary care in England using d... Read More about Border Terriers under primary veterinary care in England: demography and disorders.

VetCompass Australia: A National Big Data Collection System for Veterinary Science (2017)
Journal Article
McGreevy, P., Thomson, P., Dhand, N., Raubenheimer, D., Masters, S., Mansfield, C., …Hammond, J. (2017). VetCompass Australia: A National Big Data Collection System for Veterinary Science. Animals, 7(10), 74. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani7100074

VetCompass Australia is veterinary medical records-based research coordinated with the global VetCompass endeavor to maximize its quality and effectiveness for Australian companion animals (cats, dogs, and horses). Bringing together all seven Austral... Read More about VetCompass Australia: A National Big Data Collection System for Veterinary Science.

Mortality due to trauma in cats attending veterinary practices in central and south-east England (2017)
Journal Article
McDonald, J. L., Cleasby, I. R., Brodbelt, D. C., Church, D. B., & O'Neill, D. G. (2017). Mortality due to trauma in cats attending veterinary practices in central and south-east England. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 58(10), 570-576. https://doi.org/10.1111/jsap.12716

Objectives: To identify important demographic and spatial factors associated with the risk of trauma and, more specifically, road traffic accident‐related mortality, relative to other diagnoses in cats. Methods: A sample of 2738 cats with mortalit... Read More about Mortality due to trauma in cats attending veterinary practices in central and south-east England.

Demography and disorders of German Shepherd Dogs under primary veterinarycare in the UK (2017)
Journal Article
O'Neill, D. G., Coulson, N. R., Church, D. B., & Brodbelt, D. C. (2017). Demography and disorders of German Shepherd Dogs under primary veterinarycare in the UK. Canine Genetics and Epidemiology, 4(7), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40575-017-0046-4

The German Shepherd Dog (GSD) has been widely used for a variety of working roles. However, concerns for the health and welfare of the GSD have been widely aired and there is evidence that breed numbers are now in decline in the UK. Accurate demograp... Read More about Demography and disorders of German Shepherd Dogs under primary veterinarycare in the UK.

Canine dystocia in 50 UK first-opinion emergency-care veterinary practices: prevalence and risk factors (2017)
Journal Article
O'Neill, D. G., O'Sullivan, A. M., Manson, E. A., Church, D. B., Boag, A. K., McGreevy, P. D., & Brodbelt, D. C. (2017). Canine dystocia in 50 UK first-opinion emergency-care veterinary practices: prevalence and risk factors. Veterinary Record, 181(4), https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.104108

Dystocia can represent a major welfare issue for dogs of certain breeds and morphologies. First-opinion emergency-care veterinary caseloads represent a useful data resource for epidemiological research because dystocia can often result in emergency v... Read More about Canine dystocia in 50 UK first-opinion emergency-care veterinary practices: prevalence and risk factors.

Evidence in Practice – A Pilot Study Leveraging Companion Animal and Equine Health Data from Primary Care Veterinary Clinics in New Zealand (2016)
Journal Article
Muellner, P., Muellner, U., Gates, M. C., Pearce, T., Ahlstrom, C., O'Neill, D. G., …Cave, N. J. (2016). Evidence in Practice – A Pilot Study Leveraging Companion Animal and Equine Health Data from Primary Care Veterinary Clinics in New Zealand. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 3, https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2016.00116

Veterinary practitioners have extensive knowledge of animal health from their day-to-day observations of clinical patients. There have been several recent initiatives to capture these data from electronic medical records for use in national surveilla... Read More about Evidence in Practice – A Pilot Study Leveraging Companion Animal and Equine Health Data from Primary Care Veterinary Clinics in New Zealand.