Karina Bech Gleerup

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OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate the existence of an equine pain face and to describe this in detail. STUDY DESIGN Semi-randomized, controlled, crossover trial. ANIMALS Six adult horses. METHODS Pain was induced with two noxious stimuli, a tourniquet on the antebrachium and topical application of capsaicin. All horses(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of intra-articular (IA) versus IV administration of morphine on local and systemic inflammatory responses in horses with experimentally induced acute synovitis. ANIMALS 8 horses. PROCEDURES Each horse received the following 2 treatments 4 hours after synovitis was induced: IA administration of morphine (0.05 mg/kg) with(More)
The aim of the study was to assess pain in Bos indicus bull calves following surgical castration. Forty-two animals were randomised to four groups: no castration (NC, n = 6); castration with pre-operative lidocaine (CL, n = 12); castration with pre-operative meloxicam (CM, n = 12); and, castration alone (C, n = 12). Bodyweight was measured regularly and(More)
Pain in animals is a welfare concern and it is therefore important to minimize the prevalence of pain in our cattle herds. A prerequisite for alleviating pain is the ability to recognize it. In many animal welfare protocols, pain is assessed through measuring conditions that are believed to be related to pain, e.g. wounds or lameness. More direct measures(More)
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