This horse is not critical but it
is a good idea to do a quick, abbreviated physical exam to assess the major body
The laceration is an obvious problem, but the horse may have sustained other injuries during the trauma. She
may have sustained head trauma and you should not overlook her mentation. (In
this case it is WNL)
Also do not neglect to check lung
function, GI sounds, and cardiovascular system.
another option from the list above when you have finished your PE.
|Capillary refill time
|Peripheral pulse character
||WNL, including the injured leg
|Mucous membrane color
||good gut sounds