You are on call late one
Saturday night when the phone rings. A local vet has been treating a postpartum
suffering acute abdominal pain since this afternoon. The referring vet
has tried medication and the horse has shown no signs of
improvement. The horse is extremely painful and the owners would like to bring
her in for further evaluation. They are about 45 minutes away. You have a few minutes to think
about what may be wrong with this horse. In the real world, you may want to refer
back to a textbook or your class notes to help you mentally prepare for a case.
go ahead and borrow our books for reference. While you are waiting you
should also make sure your colic cart is ready for whatever condition the horse
is in when it walks in the door.
When you have finished assembling
your colic cart and reviewing anatomy and the 5 second consult,
on the FORWARD button to question the owner on your
picture of the colic cart to prepare for your incoming
While you're waiting,
do you want to review some anatomy? CLICK on
the book to open it.
You may also want to check with the 5 second consult for some
advice on colic. CLICK on the book to open