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In two field trials, the parturition inducing and MMA preventing effects of the prostaglandin F(2alpha) analog (PGFA), K 11941, were explored. In trial 1, 100 sows were treated with 2 mg and 30 with 3 mg of K 11941 i.m. on day 112 of gestation; 125 sows treated on day 112 with 175 mcg cloprostenol (Planate, ICI) served as positive controls, and 248 sows(More)
Treatment of pregnant sows with 175 microgram of cloprostenol achieved efficient synchronisation of farrowing; 93% of treated animals commenced farrowing between 20 and 30 hours and 82% between 24 +/- 4 hours after injection. Duration of farrowing and weights of piglets at birth and weaning were not significantly affected by treatment. There was no harmful(More)
  • F Cerne
  • Trustee : the journal for hospital governing…
  • 1993
National health care reform legislation will affect hospitals in ways as dissimilar as hospitals themselves. How prepared are they? Hospitals & Health Networks, in conjunction with Premier Hospitals Alliance, Westchester, IL, surveyed 402 CEOs and chief operating officers to gauge their responses to anticipated changes and garner their opinions on how(More)