Factors associated with survival in septicemic foals: 65 cases (1988-1995).

@article{Gayle1998FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with survival in septicemic foals: 65 cases (1988-1995).},
  author={J'mai M Gayle and Noah D Cohen and M. Keith Chaffin},
  journal={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={140-6}
}
In order to identify variables obtained at admission that could be used to predict survival in septicemic foals, medical records of 65 foals diagnosed with septicemia were reviewed. Initially, variables were analyzed independently (univariate analysis) for association with survival. Of the physical examination and historical data examined using univariate analysis, the ability to stand at admission, respiratory rate > or = 60 breaths per minute (bpm), and normal-appearing mucous membranes were… CONTINUE READING