Perioperative medical care for equine abdominal surgery.

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)429-443
Number of pages15
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1989

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  • veterinary(all)


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