Perioperative pain management in horses

William Mcfadzean*, Emma Love

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The inability to talk does not diminish an animal's ability to experience pain, although it may hinder its recognition and therefore lead to the under‐treatment of pain. Pain assessment and treatment in horses has advanced considerably with the recent publication of numerous research papers in this area. This review will summarise these research findings and suggest how advances in knowledge of perioperative pain management can be implemented in equine clinical practice.
Original languageEnglish
Article number10.1111/eve12880
Pages (from-to)374-383
Number of pages10
JournalEquine Veterinary Education
Volume31
Issue number7
Early online date7 Jan 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2019

Keywords

  • anaesthesia
  • analgesia
  • horse
  • pain
  • perioperative

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