"Foal Formulary and Field Protocol Guide" Second Edition (2020)
Newly updated for 2020! The goal of this Foal Formulary and Field Protocol Guide is to provide Veterinarians and veterinary students with medication dosages and therapeutic protocols used in the medical management of young foals.
Patrick M. McCue DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACT
Elsbeth A Swain DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
Gabriele A. Landolt DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
David W, Hanlon DVM, PhD, Diplomat ACT
Ryan A. Ferris DVM, MS, Diplomate ACT
Published by Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
The goal of this Foal Formulary and Field Protocol Guide is to provide Veterinarians and veterinary students with medication dosages and therapeutic protocols used in the medical management of young foals.
This Guide is organized into two sections:
• Foal Formulary
• Sedation and Anesthesia
• Gastro-intestinal medications
• Anti-ulcer medications
• Miscellaneous medications for foals
• Miscellaneous medications for mares
• Clinical Protocols
The formulary contains up-Io-date dosages and clinical indications for a wide variety of medications. The clinical protocols section contains descriptions of common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in neonatal foal medicine designed for veterinarians in equine ambulatory practice.
Sedation and Anesthesia
Miscellaneous Medications for Foals
Miscellaneous Medications for Mares
01 I Initial Assessment of a Neonatal Foal
02 I Routine Care of the Newborn Foal .
03 I The Compromised Foal
04 I Handling and Restraint of Young Foals
05 I Foal CPR - Birth Resuscitation
06 I Neonatal Maladjustment Syndrome and Peflpartum Asphyxia
07 I Madigan Foal Squeeze for NMS
08 I Colostrum Evaluation and Storage
09 I Colostrum Administration
10 I Passive Transfer Evaluation
11 I Plasma Therapy
12 I Fluid Therapy in the Field
13 I Catheter Placement in Foals
14 I Field Anesthesia.
15 I Neonatallsoerythrolysls (N I)
16 I Orphan Foal Care
17 I Foal Rejection
CLINICAL PROTOCOLS continued...
18 I SepSiS in Foals
19 I Septic ArthritiS and Osteomyelitis
20 I RhodocDCCUS equi
21 I Umbilical Cord Infection (Navel III}
22 I Patent Urachus
23 I Ruptured Bladder
24 I Colic in Foals
25 I Meconium Impaction.
26 I Diarrhea (Non-Infectious)
27 I Diarrhea (Infectious)
28 I Clostrid ial Enterocolitis
29 I Transfaunation
30 I Equine Rotawus
31 I Lowsonio intracelluloris
32 I Flexor Tendon Contraction (Flexural Deformity)
33 I Flexor Tendon Laxity (Digital Hyperextension)
34 I Angular Limb Deformity (ALD)
35 I Umbilical Hernia
36 I Inguinal Hernia
37 lOcular Abnormalities
38 I Vaccination Schedule for Foals
39 I Parasite Control in Foals.
40 I Interpreting Blood Work in Foals.
41 I Notes.
Number of Pages: 146