Enteritis and Colitis in Horses

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice (Impact Factor: 0.44). 09/2006; 22(2):437-79, ix. DOI: 10.1016/j.cveq.2006.03.008
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Enteritis and colitis remain challenging and life-threatening diseases despite many recent advances. Successful treatment is largely dependent on early recognition and directed therapy, which is facilitated by obtaining a complete history and physical examination. A number of new therapies and methods of monitoring critically ill patients have become integral components of treatment success. The critical monitoring of equine foals and adults continues to be an exciting and emerging field.

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