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Compassion in Medicine~GVEC-~Jan 2020 Number Four

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Global Veterinary Ethics Congress
Compassion in Medicine

Donald H DeForge, VMD
Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry
Director: Silver Sands Veterinary
Director: Advanced Veterinary Dentistry
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Jan 2020 #4


The Global Veterinary Ethics Congress [GVEC] The Human-Animal Bond
The Preservation of the Five Freedoms Addressing connections between Ethics and the Human-Animal Bond: Collaborative-Synergistic-Enlightening


Compassion in Medicine   
One Medicine

The Global Veterinary Ethics Congress will be studying Compassion in Veterinary Medicine in the months ahead.  Look at the video below concerning our human brothers and sisters in medicine. Jennifer Dobner in the essay to follow describes where we have been and where we should begin again in a quest for compassion in medicine.  It will only take a few moments to view the video and read the essay.  It is a gift well worth experiencing.

Donald H DeFo…

The Global Veterinary Ethics Congress~Principles and Plans of Action

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Donald H DeForge, VMD
Chair-Global Veterinary Ethics Congress
"Addressing connections between Ethics and the Human-Animal Bond" Collaborative-Synergistic-Enlightening

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The Principles of the Global Veterinary Ethics Congress: 1] Integrity, honesty, and truthfulness for the betterment of the Animal Kingodm~~
2] Beneficence: Acts of charity, mercy, and kindness with a strong connotation of doing good with all interactions concerning the Human-Animal Bond~~
3] Respect, Justice, and Integrity within the Five Freedoms~~
4] Veterinarians shall continue to study, apply and advance scientific knowledge, make relevant information available to pet advocates, colleagues, and the public, obtain consultation, and use the talents of other health professionals when indicated as proposed in One Medicine~~
5] There will be on-going review of the techniques in the continued betterment of zoo species; acquatic species; farm animals;…

Artificial Intelligence in Veterinary Medicine -GVEC Blog #2 08May2019

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Global Veterinary Ethics Congress 
Blog #2
08May2019
Donald H DeForge, VMD
DonDeForge100@gmail.com
www.SilverSandsVeterinary.com
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Artificial Intelligence In
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Artificial intelligence (AIAI in healthcare is the use of complex algorithms and softwares to estimate human cognition in the analysis of complicated medical data. Specifically, AI is the ability for computer algorithms to approximate conclusions without direct human input. AI could free up time for VeterinariansAs the average veterinarian appointment time has dwindled AI may be the answer!  Do more machines bring more time for client contact or do they actually distance the veterinarian further from pet advocate contact? Compassionate care is directly associated with pet advocate contact.  Maybe the machine is the answer to increasing time with each client; answering their questions; and having a more detailed differential diagnosis. Machines could definitely improve the SOAP Problem Ori…

Global Veterinary Ethics Congress [#1]--Ethics-Change-and the Human Animal Bond

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The Global Veterinary Ethics Congress [GVEC] The Human-Animal Bond
The Preservation of the Five Freedoms Addressing connections between Ethics and the Human-Animal Bond: Collaborative-Synergistic-Enlightening
Donald H DeForge, VMD www.SilverSandsVeterinary.com Blog #1 29April2019 DonDeForge100@gmail.com



Ethics, Change, and the Human-Animal Bond


Bernie Siegel, MD states the following: "Remember the saying ---no news is good news! So why then do we spend so much of our life time reading about or listening to the news? Stop listening to the news before you go to bed, after you wake up, and during the day. Watch how much healthier you feel and the free time that you have." 
Dr. Siegel is correct........ the morning and evening news is inundated with BAD news. Murder, rape, auto accidents, suicide, children killing children, terrorism, war casualties, and babies being tortured are common daily NEWS stories. 

What is the ethical connection between selling bad news; devaluation of the truth; a…