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Factors determining survival have been analysed retrospectively in 157 admissions of 135 patients with an acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis and emphysema causing hypoxaemia and carbon dioxide retention. All were treated with controlled oxygen therapy. The death-rate increased with the age of the patient, but was not correlated with the age of the(More)
BACKGROUND Caley Pea (Lathyrus hirsutus) is potentially toxic to horses, but large case series are not reported. OBJECTIVES To describe the clinical signs of horses intoxicated with Lathyrus hirsutus and speculate on the neuroanatomical lesion localization and pathogenesis based upon the observed clinical signs. ANIMALS Twenty-two of 25 horses ranging(More)
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