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I Feel Your Pain: How Empathic Communication and the Human Perception of Pain Influences Our Animal Patients
October 19, 2022This session: Attendees will learn how pain is an incredibly subjective and personal experience in humans. Perception of pain is influenced by numerous factors, including age, socioeconomic status, gender, and race. Animal pain may be subjectively affected by these human factors, for better or worse, from standpoints of both the owners/guardians and the treating veterinarians.