Pain Management: A Win, Win, Win Situation

July 21, 2017

Mark Epstein, DVM, DABVP (Canine/Feline), CVPP, medical director of TotalBond Veterinary Hospitals and Carolinas Animal Pain Management in Gastonia, North Carolina, explains a few things veterinarians need to accept when it comes to pain management.

Mark Epstein, DVM, DABVP (Canine/Feline), CVPP, medical director of TotalBond Veterinary Hospitals and Carolinas Animal Pain Management in Gastonia, North Carolina, explains a few things veterinarians need to accept when it comes to pain management.

First, pain management fulfills part of the veterinary oath to relieve suffering. Second, pain mangement is a win, win, win situation for everyone involved—the patients, staff, clients, and practice all benefit. Lastly, there are real consequences to avoiding pain management for the patients.