August 30, 2017

Veterinary Orthopedic Exams Hinge on Your Support Staff

W. Preston Stubbs, DVM, DACVS, staff surgeon and owner of Mile High Veterinary Surgical Specialists, expresses that performing efficient orthopedic exams and getting the proper diagnosis hinges a lot on your support staff.


W. Preston Stubbs, DVM, DACVS, staff surgeon and owner of Mile High Veterinary Surgical Specialists, expresses that performing efficient orthopedic exams and getting the proper diagnosis hinges a lot on your support staff.

Your support staff needs to make sure to take a good history of the patient and follow up with the client on that history. They also need to be trained to assist in orthopedic examinations alongside the general veterinarian, as well as trained in performing high-quality, well-positioned radiographs.

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