Evidence-based wellness

Although the panel's objective to provide evidence-based guidelines for health care related to life stage was not fully realized, the profession could develop more accurate recommendations through further research and through cooperation and data sharing. More robust data about disease incidence by age would assist practitioners in determining the value and desired frequency of routine wellness testing. In the meantime, we must rely on the available data, personal knowledge and experience to help owners maintain their cat's health during its lifetime.

See the resources in Table 3 for additional information. 

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