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The confidential enquiry into perioperative equine fatalities (CEPEF): mortality results of Phases 1 and 2.
OBJECTIVES To document the equine perioperative mortality rate and to highlight any factor associated with an increased risk of death up to 7 days after anaesthesia. STUDY DESIGN A prospectiveExpand
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Racehorse injuries, clinical problems and fatalities recorded on British racecourses from flat racing and National Hunt racing during 1996, 1997 and 1998.
For improvements to the safety and welfare of racehorses to be possible, it is essential to have access to basic descriptive information about the veterinary incidents encountered during horseracing.Expand
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Canine neoplasia in the UK: estimates of incidence rates from a population of insured dogs.
Neoplasia is common in pet dogs but accurate figures for the incidence of tumours in this, as in other species, are sparse. The purpose of this study was to document the occurrence of tumours in aExpand
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Association between Respiratory Disease and Bacterial and Viral Infections in British Racehorses
ABSTRACT Respiratory disease is important in horses, particularly in young Thoroughbred racehorses, and inflammation that is detected in the trachea and bronchi (termed inflammatory airway diseaseExpand
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Descriptive epidemiology of fracture, tendon and suspensory ligament injuries in National Hunt racehorses in training.
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY While fractures and tendon injuries are known to be important diseases in National Hunt (NH) racehorses during racing, there are no accurate estimates of their incidenceExpand
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Descriptive epidemiology of fractures occurring in British Thoroughbred racehorses in training.
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Musculoskeletal injury is the major cause of days lost from training and wastage in Thoroughbred racehorses. Little scientific information is available on the majority ofExpand
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Inflammatory airway disease, nasal discharge and respiratory infections in young British racehorses.
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Respiratory disease is important in young Thoroughbred racehorses, but the variation in the rates of occurrence between different ages and training groups has not beenExpand
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Evidence of an association between inflammatory airway disease and EIPH in young Thoroughbreds during training.
In an epidemiological study of risk factors for exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage (EIPH) in young Thoroughbreds in the UK, in which 148 horses contributed 1614 horse-months of data, there wereExpand
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A case-control study of grass sickness (equine dysautonomia) in the United Kingdom.
A case-control study was performed to investigate the epidemiology of grass sickness in the United Kingdom from 1992 to 1995. Data were collected by means of postal questionnaire when cases of grassExpand
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Factors associated with failure of thoroughbred horses to train and race.
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY The low productivity associated with training and racing of young Thoroughbreds (TBs) in the UK due to athletic inability, injury and disease requires further study. Expand
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