for the small animal patient by Matthew Scott, BSc (Hons) MNAVP Respiratory diseases can be challenging cases to treat and so any additional therapy and treatment should be explored. In human medicine, physiotherapy is used routinely on critical care patients in intensive care units (ICU) and for a variety of pulmonary diseases (Pouzot-Nevoret et al., 2018). However, it is an area of veterinary medicine that is regularly underutilised, likely in part due to limited evidence available on the veterinary application of these techniques, therefore, it is important that we look to the human field to try and improve the effectiveness...

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