Enteral fluid therapy in large animals.

  title={Enteral fluid therapy in large animals.},
  author={J E Rainger and Andrew J. Dart},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  volume={84 12},
Enteral fluids administered alone, or in conjunction with intravenous fluids, are reported to be useful for the treatment of dehydration and electrolyte loss associated with diarrhoea in a number of species, following exercise in horses and for feed impaction of the large intestine of horses. Enteral fluids are suitable for treatment of mild to moderately dehydrated patients with some intact intestinal epithelium and motile small intestine. In patients that will drink voluntarily or tolerate… CONTINUE READING