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Article - So Many Other Things

 
SO MANY OTHER THINGS ARTICLE

It took me a couple of months at the Brudine Veterinary Hospital, a small/exotic animal practice in Canberra, to glimpse the essential truths of veterinary practice.

Although, reading James Herriot might have given a head start; in “If Only They Could Talk”, Herriot observes: “If only vetting just consisted of treating sick animals. But it didn’t. There were so many other things.”

Those many other things exist ­­at the intersection of science and practice and human complexity, and successfully navigating them depends on many skills beyond just treating sick animals. …

Part 1 (PDF) - 24/9/18
PART 2 (PDF) - 6/10/18
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