Comparison of two oral electrolyte solutions for the treatment of dehydrated calves with experimentally-induced diarrhoea.

@article{Constable2001ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of two oral electrolyte solutions for the treatment of dehydrated calves with experimentally-induced diarrhoea.},
  author={Peter D Constable and Erin Thomas and Bernard Boisram{\'e}},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={162 2},
  pages={129-41}
}
We compared the ability of two oral electrolyte solutions to resuscitate calves with experimentally induced diarrhoea and dehydration. Sucrose solution, furosemide, spironolactone, and hydrochlorothiazide were administered to 18 male Holstein-Friesian calves to induce diarrhoea and dehydration. Clinical changes after 24 h included severe diarrhoea, moderate dehydration (8-10% body weight), azotemia, and clinical depression. Calves were then randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups… CONTINUE READING