LA2:Equine Dz and Med Condit. (No vx 1)
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What is the cause of choke?
What are the 3 primary symptoms of choke?
- difficulty swallowing
- hypersalivation(loss of Cl)
- nasal discharge(food and saliva)
How can choke be prevented?(3)
- no food after sedation
- soften food
- cut bulky items
What are 3 possible causes of gastric ulcers?
Symptoms of gastric ulcers:AGSBWC
- grinding teeth
- blood in feces
- wt loss
When are gastric ulcers worse?
What is the most common GI problem in horses?
Colic is do to the inflammation of what?
Symptoms of colic:PRLSKFTLDT
- lying down
- flank watching
- lack of gut sounds
- toxic gumline
What is the drug of choice for colic?
What is the causative agent in salmonella?
Symptoms of salmonella:DFNA
- asymptomatic carrier
What are the two agents of clostridial infx?
- Clostridium perfringens
- Clostridium difficile
What do the two clostridium species cause?
a disruption of intestinal flora
What may also play a role in clostridial infx?
Main symptom of a clostridial infx?
What is anterior enteritits?
idiopathic inflammation of upper small intestine
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