Rational perioperative management improves the success rate of abdominal surgery. Important aspects of management are discussed, including principles of fluid therapy, nutrition, intravenous catheterization, antimicrobial prophylaxis, and the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Current advances in the area of immunotherapy are mentioned.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice|
|State||Published - Aug 1989|
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