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Moorlands vet
Reflections on mixed rural practice
  1. Paul Roger

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Gordon Roberts
110 pages, paperback, £7.95.
Churnet Valley Books,

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THIS is a gentle book, setting a scene of veterinary practice spanning the Herriot years. It reflects on one vet's experience of mixed rural practice in a traditional setting, dealing with the span of commercial farming through to companion and sports animals – and the remarkable adaptability of our profession to embrace the challenges that arise in first-opinion practice.

The face of the profession is changing and this book, and others written in this vein, provide a useful insight into the development of clinical veterinary medicine and the role of the practising clinician in aiding …

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