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Spanish-speaking Veterinarians Show Commitment to Pain Management

Published: 8/10/2016

More than 2,000 copies of the Spanish translation of the WSAVA Global Pain Council’s Global Pain Guidelines have now been downloaded!

Pain management is a vital issue for veterinarians and our Spanish-speaking colleagues are leading the way with more than 2,000 copies of the ‘Vetebook’ Spanish translation of the GPC’s Global Pain Guidelines downloaded since it was launched at the end of 2015. The Vetebook series of free digital books is produced by Martín Soberano, a veterinary oncologist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. We’re working with him closely to bring our CE and other clinical content to veterinarians across the Spanish-speaking world.

Martín explains: "Each Vetebook contains unique information, anecdotes from speakers, images and illustrations with content conveyed in a contemporary and easy to understand way. The Global Pain Guidelines have proved particularly popular, confirming the importance of the subject and we’re delighted to reach this milestone so quickly.”

Walt Ingwersen, President Elect of the WSAVA, says: "2,000 downloads in such a short time is an awesome achievement and reflects the commitment of veterinarians to offer their patients the very highest standards of pain management!”

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