Clinical examination of the respiratory system.

K. W. Hinchcliff, Barbara A Byrne

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Aspects of a detailed examination of the respiratory system of the horse with suspected respiratory system disease are described. This review includes discussions of the terminology of signs associated with respiratory system disease; radiographic examination of the upper and lower airways and thorax; nuclear scintigraphy; percutaneous and endoscopic tracheal aspiration; bronchoalveolar lavage; electromyography; blood gas analysis; and pleuroscopy and pleural fluid examination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-26
Number of pages26
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 1991
Externally publishedYes

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  • veterinary(all)


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