Basic Fluid Therapy in Horses. Jill McClure, DVM, MS Diplomate ACVIM, ABVP. Educational Objectives. To recognize clinical dehydration To know acceptable routes of fluid administration To select acceptable rates of administration To select appropriate fluids
Jill McClure, DVM, MS
Diplomate ACVIM, ABVP
How much fluid to give???500 kg horse @ 8% dehydrated has a 40 liter deficit40 liters of fluids are administeredupon re-exam, the horse is still 8% dehydratedHow can this be??