Ask good questions to get better answers

Your patients can't talk, so it's up to you to ask the right questions to the information you need from veterinary clients.
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May 23, 2013
By dvm360.com staff

The list of questions a veterinarian and her team ask as a pet's medical history is taken may vary from clinic to clinic, based on the pet's signs and reason for visiting the practice. But no matter how different each clinic's questions are, the goal remains the same—to determine what's wrong with the pet.

This handout, with 20 good questions to ask clients about their pet's skin, ears and overall health, can be a starting point to ensure you cover all your bases and get to the root of the pet's dermatologic problem quickly.

Download this pet owner handout and put it to work in your veterinary hospital today.