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Author(s)
Southwood, L. L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Practical guide to equine colic, 2013, pp 164-172
Abstract

This issue contains 14 papers. The coverage includes: the principles of antimicrobial therapy; new antimicrobials, systemic distribution and local methods of antimicrobial delivery in horses; prevention of postoperative infections in horses; surgical and traumatic wound infections, cellulitis and...

Author(s)
Southwood, L. L.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2006, 22, 2, pp i-xvi + 384 pp.
Abstract

A study was conducted to determine the predictive values, sensitivity and specificity of abdominal fluid variables associated with the need for surgery in 236 horses with an acute abdominal crisis between January 1993 and June 1999 in New South Wales, Australia. Breed, age and gender of the horse...

Author(s)
Matthews, S.; Dart, A. J.; Reid, S. W. J.; Dowling, B. A.; Hodgson, D. R.
Publisher
Australian Veterinary Association, Artarmon, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2002, 80, 3, pp 132-136
Abstract

Colic refers to a syndrome of abdominal pain that encompasses a wide range of disorders, which can be gastrointestinal or non-gastrointestinal in nature. The clinical manifestations of the latter are often referred to as 'false colic' and can pose a considerable diagnostic challenge for the...

Author(s)
Hewetson, M.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2006, 28, 6, pp 326-338
Abstract

The clinical signs in 21 adult horses affected by peritonitis (unassociated with gastrointestinal rupture or surgical interference of the abdomen) included colic (18 cases), pyrexia (15 cases), weight loss (6 cases) and diarrhoea (5 cases). The diagnosis was based on a nucleated cell count in...

Author(s)
Mair, T. S.; Hillyer, M. H.; Taylor, F. G. R.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1990, 126, 23, pp 567-570
Abstract

In a 23-year-old Arabian mare with a 1-month history of recurrent colic and weight loss, results of abdominocentesis indicated lipid accumulation in the abdominal fluid due to chyle abdomen. The horse was killed and PM examination revealed subacute to chronic peritonitis with serosal fibrosis of...

Author(s)
Traub-Dargatz, J. L.; Schlipf, J. W., Jr.; Vap, L.; Ehrhart, E. J.
Citation
Veterinary Medicine, 1994, 89, 2, pp 100-104
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Author(s)
Lundin, C. S.; Sullins, K. E.; White, N. A.; Pfeiffer, C. J.; Clem, M. F.; Debowers, R. M.
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 1989, 18, 1, pp 66
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In the technique described for the collection of peritoneal fluid, a puncture wound is made in the abdomen midway between the processus xiphoideus and the navel. A milk catheter in then inserted through the peritoneum and fluid is withdrawn slowly to avoid contamination with peripheral blood. The...

Author(s)
Olsen, S. N.
Citation
Dansk Veterinærtidsskrift, 1991, 74, 15, pp 573-579
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Author(s)
Byars, T. D.
Publisher
Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4198, USA
Citation
The equine acute abdomen., 1990, pp 403-418
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Author(s)
Baxter, G. M.
Citation
Veterinary Medicine, 1992, 87, 11, pp 1113-1120

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