Friedberger & Frohner's Veterinary Pathology

Friedberger & Frohner's Veterinary Pathology

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...of slings lies in the fact that they safeguard the patient from unexpectedly falling down, especially during the night, and thus obviate the possibility of prolonged continuation of the recumbent position, which is always followed by very severe exacerbations of the disease. Feeding is a very important question. If dry food cannot be eaten, we should place before the animal, if possible, green meat, sloppy food, such as gruel, and above all things, fresh water. The food should be given frequently, and in small quantities at a time, so that it may not become spoiled, which slops, gruel and bran mashes, very soon become. When perspiration is excessive, the clothing should be frequently changed. Dressing the coat, which is approved of by many, should be avoided, on account of the excitement it causes to the patient. It retention of faeces and urine persists, we should, in the larger animals, back-rake the patient from time to time, and should apply slight pressure on the bladder with the hand. We may use the catheter in females; and enemas with the smaller animals. As regards medicinal remedies, we may exhibit narcotics tentatively, as for instance, enemas of chloral hydrate, 50 to I00 grammes or more, pro die, in two or more doses, or, say, 10 grammes every hour, in thin mucilage for horses; subcutaneous injections of morphia (% gramme of the hydrochlorate for horses); inhalations of chloroform; injections of ether into the rectum (25 to 50 grammes pro dosi). Medicines should not be administered per os on account of the danger of trismus being set up, and of the liability of the drench or ball going the " wrong way.." In cases of traumatic tetanus, it is of the utmost importance to apply as soon as possible appropriate more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236989279
  • 9781236989277