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Affections Of The Ear
Affections Of The Ear Examination Of The External Ear. The Ex Ternal Ear Can Be Readily Examined By Inspec Tion And Manipulation Without The Aid Of An Instrument. An Ear Speculum May Be Used To Dilate The Concha, And Natural Or Artificial Light May Be Reflected Therein To Facilitate The ...

Amputation Of The Tail
(amputation Of The Tail) The Operation Described As"docking"is Performed As Follows: The Horse Must First Be Placed Under Proper Restraint. If The Operation Is To Be Conducted With The Animal In The Standing Position A"trevis"or"stocks"is Desirable, But As Such Conveniences Seldom Exist Outside One's Own Premises, It Is Usually Sufficient ...

Applied Obstetrics
Applied Obstetrics Introduction. - Parturition Difficulties Natur Ally Occupy A Prominent Place. It Is Well Known That Many Valuable Breeding Animals Are Annually Sacrificed For Want Of A Little Knowledge And Initiative In Correcting Wrong Presentations And Positions Of The Foetus, Or Deviations Of Its Extremities. For Example, A Fore ...

Burns And Scalds
Burns And Scalds. Cases Of Accidental Burning Or Scalding Are Not Common In Veterinary Practice. Those Met With Are Usually The Result Of The Spilling Of Hot Liquids Or Of The Use Of Fomentations At Too High A Temperature Or Of Insufficiently Cooled Poultices. Dogs And Cats Sometimes Receive Burns ...

Casting
Casting. Many Operations Can Only Be Per Formed In The Recumbent Position, And For The Sake Of The Patient And Operator It Is Necessary To Cast The Animal. If This Is Carefully And Skilfully Done The Risk Of An Accident Is Very Small, But It Should Never Be Undertaken With ...

Castration
Castration Castration Has Been Practised Upon Domestic Animals For Various Reasons From The Earliest Times. Male Animals Whose Flesh Is Used For Human Consumption—cattle, Sheep, And Pigs— Are Universally Castrated. This Effects Con Siderable Economy By Doing Away With The Necessity For Separating The Male From The Female Members Of ...

Choking
Choking General Remarks. The Meaning Of The Word Choke, As Generally Used, Implies Suffocation, Throttling, Or Strangulation (strangulo—i Choke). In Its Veterinary Sense, However, It Denotes The Presence Or Arrest Of A Foreign Body In The Pharynx Or Cesophagus, Thus Preventing The Animal From Swallowing Either Solids Or Liquids, Or ...

Classificaton Of Wounds
Classificaton Of Wounds. Wounds May Be Classified Into: (a) Closed Wounds Or Contusions; (b) Open Wounds. (a) Contusions. - A Contusion May Be Defined As A Subcutaneous Wound Or Injury Due To External Violence. The Skin Is Not Broken Although It May Be Severely Bruised In Some Instances, And In ...

Cryptorchid Castration
Cryptorchid Castration A"cryptorchid"is An Animal In Which One Or Both Testicles Are Out Of Sight, The Organ (or Organs) Never Having Descended Into The Scrotum. It Is An Abnormality Common To All Species, But The Veterinary Surgeon Is More Frequently Called In To Operate Upon Horses Than Any Other Class. ...

Dakin Solution
Dakin Solution. Solution Is Harmless When Injected Subcutaneously But Dangerous Intravenously, As It Is It Should Never Be Injected Under Pressure Into Deep Wounds For Fear Of Absorption. It Is Only Slightly Toxic And Does Not Set Up Any Marked Irritation In Wounds. On Tissues Deprived Of Circulation It Brings ...

Dentition
Dentition Age As Indicated By The Teeth All The Domesticated Animals Are Provided With Two Sets Of Teeth. The First Set, Called The Temporary Or Milk Teeth, Are Subsequently Replaced, At More Or Less Regular Intervals, By The Second Set Or Permanent Teeth. The Regu Larity Of The Eruption Of ...

Diseases Of Blood Vessels
Diseases Of Blood-vessels Arteritis. Inflammation Of The Arterial Walls.in The Horse We May Meet With Two Forms Of Arteritis, Atheromatous And Parasitic. Arteritis Obliterans As Met With In The Human Subject Is Of Rare Occurrence In Animals. Atheroma Is Usually Seen In Or Posterior To The Arch Of The Aorta, ...

Diseases Of Rectum And
Diseases Of Rectum And Tail Paralysis Of The Rectum Although By No Means A Common Condition, Paralysis Of The Rectum Is Occasionally Met With As A Result Of Spinal Injury, Or As A Part Of A Generalized Paraplegia. The Muscles Of The Tail Are Frequently Involved, And In Some Instances ...

Diseases Of The Eye
Diseases Of The Eye I. Examination Of The Eyes In The Course Of An Examination Of Animals For Soundness By A Veterinary Surgeon, Prior To Purchase By A Client, The Examination Of The Eyes Is An Important Item. This Is Especially So In The Case Of The Horse, And Particularly ...

Diseases Of The Feet
Diseases Of The Feet Canker.looking Upon The Integument Of The Foot As A Modified Portion Of The Skin, Can Ker May Be Defined As A Chronic Hypertrophic Moist Eczematous Dermatitis, A Definition Which Answers The Description Of The Disease In Its Most Typical Form. The Condition Is Not So Common ...

Diseases Of The Mammary
Diseases Of The Mammary Glands Animals That Suckle Their Young Are Known As Mammalia. They Are Provided With Special Organs Or Glands Called Mammas (collectively Known As The Udder, The Milk-vessel, Or Milk Bag) Which Secrete The Milk Intended For The Support Of The Young Animal For Some Time After ...

Diseases Of The Sheath
Diseases Of The Sheath And Penis Tumours Of The Sheath And Penis On The External Surface Of The Sheath Small Warty Growths Often Occur. They May Be Sub Cutaneous And Sharply Defined (fibromata) Or Irregular In Surface And Sessile (papillomata). Frequently A Considerable Number Of Small Black Warts Occur In ...

Fistulous Withers And Poll
Fistulous Withers And Poll Evil Fistulous Withers Under The Heading Of"fistulous Withers"all The Traumatic Lesions Of The Back And Withers Which May Lead To This Condition Must Be Con Sidered As Well As Itself. The Lesions Which May Exist Here Comprise: (1) Excoriations; (2) A Gall; (3) A Hnaa Toma; ...

Fra Cture
Fra Cture S Causes.a Fracture Is Defined As A Sudden And Violent Solution In The Continuity Of A Bone. The Immediate Causes Of A Fracture Are External Violence, Some Severe Force Acting From With Out, Or Extreme Muscular Action. The Force Acting From Without May Be Direct, The Fracture Occurring ...

Gas Poisoning
Gas Poisoning. Gas May Be Liberated From Cylinders And Pro Pelled Over The Enemy Lines By The Aid Of The Wind, But The More Common Method Is To Com Press The Noxious Fumes In A Casing In The Shape Of A Shell, Which Is Then Fired In Much The Same ...

Hernie
Herni)e Abdominal Hernia In The Horse Abdominal Hernia Is Of Two Kinds: (1) External Abdominal Hernia. (2) Internal Abdominal Hernia. External Abdominal Hernia Definition. - A Hernia Is The Protrusion Of An Abdominal Organ Through An Accidental Or Physiological Opening In The Abdominal Wall To Form A Swelling Beneath The ...

Inflammation
Inflammation. Its Nature, Causes, Effects, And General Treatment. Of Exudate Or Lymph, An Escape Of Leucocytes And Probably Some Red Cells. Fibrin Is Formed And A Clot Fills Up The Small Space Between The Apposed Edges Forming The"provisional Cement Substance."within The Next Twenty-four Hours The Tissue Cells Bordering On The ...

Lameness Arising From Diseases
Lameness Arising From Diseases Of Bones And Joints Inflammation Of The Shoulder-joint. This Is A Rare Condition, As The Joint Is Well Protected From Injury By Its Muscular Covering. Injury To The Capsular Ligament, However, May Arise From Excessive Abduction, Adduction Or Rotation. Rheumatism May Be Responsible In A Few ...

Lameness Arising From Diseases_2
Lameness Arising From Diseases Or Abnormalities Of Muscles Inflammation Of Muscular Tissue, Or Myositis In Its Varying Forms, Is Responsible For Many Of The Cases Of Lameness Encountered In Veterinary Practice, And It Is Probable That Many Of The So-called Cases Of"obscure Lameness"might Justly Be Attributed To Disorders Of Certain ...

Lameness Arising From Paralysis
Lameness Arising From Paralysis Of Peripheral Nerves Suprascapular Paralysis — Shoulder Slip. - Causes. Paralysis Of The Suprascapular Nerve Is Seen More Often In Country Districts Than In Large Towns, Particularly Amongst Young Horses Used In Ploughing. This Has Led Many Veter Many Surgeons To Regard The Condition As Due ...

Lameness In Horses
Lameness In Horses Definitions Are Proverbially Difficult To Frame, And The Most Careful Definition Of Lameness Admits Of Exception And Qualification. For Tunately Every One Knows What Is Meant By The Word, And Therefore Failure To Express In A Verbal Formula What Is Or What Is Not Lameness Is Practically ...

Laparotomy Or Abdominal Section
Laparotomy Or Abdominal Section It Is Said That Henon (1800), Professor At Lyons Veterinary School, Frequently Performed This Operation, But Particulars Of His Cases Have Not Been Published. In England Laparotomy Was Performed On A Mare By King, Of Stanmore, In 1829. The Mare Had Been Affected With Abdominal Pain ...

Larynx
Larynx Traumatic Lesions. Open Wounds. Open Wounds Of The Pharynx In The Horse May Be Caused By A Sharp-pointed Stick Used To Administer A Ball, Or By Dental Instruments Incautiously Employed Or Accidentally Slipping From The Teeth And Coming In Contact With The Pharyngeal Walls. A Foreign Body Lodged In ...

Nerve Injuries
Nerve Injuries Nerves When Divided As The Result Of Injury Usually Unite Readily, Even When A Gap Exists Between The Two Ends. In Some Cases, How Ever, Inflammatory Changes Take Place In The Divided End Nearest To The Nerve Centre With The Production Of Fibrous Tissue, Particularly In The Nerve ...

Oophorectomy Or Ovariotomy
(oophorectomy Or Ovariotomy) By The Term"spaying"is Meant The Un Sexing Of The Female Animal By The Removal Of The Ovaries. This May Be Done When The Ovaries Are Healthy, M Order To Prevent The Troublesome Characteristics Exhibited By The Female When In Cestrum, In Which Case The Operation Is Technic ...

Operation For Roaring
Operation For Roaring The Surgical Relief Of Roaring In Horses Was First Attempted In 1866 By The Professors Gunther Of The Veterinary School In Hanover. Further Reports Upon The Operation Were Made By K. Gunther In 1893 And 1896. The Professors Gunther Experimented With A Series Of Operations Upon The ...

Orchitis Hydrocele
Hydrocele, Orchitis, Scirrhous Cord Hydrocele An Accumulation Of Fluid Within The Tunica Vaginalis Reilexa. A Similar Condition May Affect The Spermatic Cord Itself, Either In The Form Of A Cyst Or As A Collection Of Fluid In The Cellular Tissue Of The Cord, Between The Layers Of The Tunica Vaginalis ...

Restraint
Restraint Methods Of Controlling And Securing The Horse.the Means By Which Horses May Be Restrained And Made Amenable To Operations And The Administration Of Medicines Must Depend Upon A Number Of Factors, Especially The Age, Breed Of Horse, And The Particular Operation It Is Intended To Perform. No Hard And ...

Rumenotomy
Rumenotomy This Operation, Also Known As Gastrotomy Or Paunching, Is Sometimes Performed For Explora Tory Purposes In Obscure Cases Of Rummal, Reticular, Or Omasal Indigestion, For The Removal Of Foreign Bodies, Sand, Or Poisonous Material That The Animal Is Known To Have Swallowed, For The Partial Unloading Of The Paunch ...

Shivering
Shivering "shivering"is A Nervous Affection Char Acterized By Spasmodic Movements Of Certain Groups Of Muscles, Notably Those Of The Hind Limbs And The Tail, Although In Certain Cases Those Of The Fore Limbs Or Even Of The Face Or Trunk May Be Involved. The Cause Is Believed To Be A ...

Special Fractures
Special Fractures. The Cranium.frac Tures Of The Bones Of The Cranium Are Chiefly Found In The Horse. The Crest Of The Occi Pital Bone Is Fractured By Direct Violence. In A Simple Fracture There Is Great Swelling And Pain In The Region Of The Poll. Considerable Cedema Of The Head ...

Sterility
Sterility By Sterility Is Meant The Failure On The Part Of An Animal, Male Or Female, To Procreate Its Species; The Terms Unfruitful, Infertile, And Barren Are Also Applied To Such Unprofitable Members Of The Herd, Stud, Or Flock. Sterility Is A Disease, Or Rather A Symptom Of Disease, Of ...

Stringhalt And Paraplegia
Stringhalt And Paraplegia Stringhalt.the Term"stringhalt"is Ap Plied To Involuntary Movements Of The Hind Limbs Of The Horse During Progression, By Which The Hocks Are Suddenly Flexed With A More Or Less Violent Jerk And May Also Be Extended Or Brought To The Ground With More Than Usual Force. The Spasmodic ...

Surgical Affections Of The
Surgical Affections Of The Head Contusions Of The Cranium. Contusions Of The Cranium Are Not Common In Veterinary Practice On Account Of The Small Area Of The Cranial Surface Exposed To Injury And Its Being Protected By The Frontal Sinus In The Horse And Still More So In The Ox. ...

Surgical Diseases Of The
Surgical Diseases Of The Abdomen Of The Dog And Cat Under This Heading There Will Be Dealt With A Series Of Operations Which Are Of Practical Value In The Case Of The Smaller Animals, And Which Have Been Performed Successfully (thanks To Our Improved Knowledge Of The Use Of Anaes ...

Surgical Diseases Of The_2
Surgical Diseases Of The Urinary Apparatus Anatomy Of The Urinary Organs Of The Horse. We Propose To Preface This Article With A Few Remarks On The Structure And Positions Of The Various Parts Of The Urinary Apparatus Of The Horse, Followed By A Short Description Of The Urine Of The ...

Surgical Shoeing
Surgical Shoeing. Surgical Shoeing Is Usually Carried Out By A Competent Horseshoer Working In Conjunction With A Veterinary Surgeon. The Veterinary Surgeon, Being Scientifically Trained In Anatomy, Physiology, And Conforma Tion Of The Horse, Can Explain To The Shoeing Smith The Parts Of The Diseased Foot Capable Of Bearing Weight, ...

Surgical Technique
Surgical Technique. Asepsis Is The Method Of Rendering The Free Surfaces And The Deeper Tissues Of The Body, The Hands Of The Operator, The Instruments, Sponges Or Swabs, And The Suture And Dressing Material He Is Going To Use In An Operation In A Sterile Condition; That Is, Free From ...

Tendon Sheaths Lameness Arising From
Lameness Arising From Disease Or In Jury Of Tendons, Tendon-sheaths, And Burs/r Inflammation Of The Bursa Of The Biceps Tendon. Bursitis Intertubercularis. This Con Dition Is Probably The Most Frequent Cause Of Shoulder Lameness. It Occurs In Two Forms: The Acute, Which May Rapidly Subside Or May, On The Other ...

The Horse Molars Control
The Horse Molars Control. Cast And The Patient. Site Of Operation. The Site Of Operation Is The Level Of The Free Extremity Of The Fang Of The Tooth To Be Removed. Instruments. The Special Instruments Re Quired For The Operation Are A Trephine, A Sharp Chisel, A Punch, And A ...

The Horse
The Horse. Temporary Incisors. The Tem Porary Incisors, Being Mere Shells Just At The Time Of Eruption Of The Permanent Teeth, Are Easily Removed By A Human Molar Tooth Forceps. They Are Often Removed By Horse-dealers At An Earlier Period To Hasten The Eruption Of The Per Manent Teeth And ...

Tracheotomy
Tracheotomy By The Operation Of Tracheotomy One Under Stands, Not Only Incision Of The Trachea, But The Fixation Into It Of Some Appliance Through Which A Free Passage Of Air Is Obtainable. Tracheotomy Is Performed To Facilitate Respira Tion When This Is Seriously Impeded By The Existence Of Any Abnormal ...

Treatment Of Wounds In
Treatment Of Wounds In Cattle. Similar Surgical Principles To Those Adopted In Horses Apply To The Treatment Of Wounds In Cattle. As, However, Cattle Are Seldom Treated In A Veterinary Infirmary We Have To Depend On The Owners Or Attendants To Carry Out The Neces Sary Dressing Of Wounds; Consequently, ...

Treatment Of Wounds In_2
Treatment Of Wounds In The Dog. Many Cases Of Accidental Wounds In The Dog Originate From Bites Inflicted During Fighting. Such Wounds Vary In Extent And Gravity From A Simple Puncture Of The Skin To A Serious Laceration Of The Tissues. Again A Punctured Wound Caused By A Bite May ...

Treatment Of Wounds
Treatment Of Wounds. Prior To Considering The Various Types Of Wounds And The Special Treatment Required For These, It Is Desirable To Discuss Some General Principles. From The Remarks Already Made, The Reader Will Gather That If Infection Could Be Eliminated From Wounds Treatment Would Be A Simple Matter, As ...

Tympanites Of The Rumen
Tympanites Of The Rumen Synonyms.hoven, Bloating, Gaseous Indiges Tion, Tympanitic Indigestion, Dew-blown, Fog-sickness, Etc. Definition. Distension Of The Rumen By Gases Formed As A Result Of Fermentation Of The Con Tents Of The Organ. General Remarks. Cases Of Tympanites May Be Looked Upon As Acute When The Rumen Is Greatly ...

Veterinary Examination Of Horses
Veterinary Examination Of Horses As To Soundness. Horses Sold As Sound Are Examined To Ascertain If They Are Free Of Those Diseases Or Defects Of Structure And Action Which Are Commonly Regarded As Unsoundnesses. Horses, Stallions, And Mares Sold As Sound For Breeding Purposes Are Examined To Discover If They ...

War Wounds
War Wounds In The Field Two Classes Of Wounds Are Met With: (1) Those Due To Hostile Action. (2) Those Arising From Accidental Causes. Under The Former Heading One Meets With Injuries Produced By Mechanical Agency, Varied In Its Nature, Operating Either In Close Proximity To Or At A Great ...

Wounds And Their Treatment
Wounds And Their Treatment. General Remarks. - In Popular Language A Wound May Be Defined As A Breach Of The Skin Or Flesh Due To A Hurt Or Injury. In Scientific Language A Wound May Be Described As A Forcible Solution Of Continuity Or Division Of The Tissues Of Any ...

Wounds Of Special Regions
Wounds Of Special Regions. Wounds Of Joints. Open Joint. Traumatic Arthritis. Open Arthritis. - A Wound Which In Other Regions Of The Body Would Be Considered As Comparatively Trivial, Is Likely To Have Serious If Not Disastrous Results If It Penetrates The Capsule Of A Joint. As Compared With A ...