Trauma and wound management: gunshot wounds in horses.


Bullet wounds in horses can cause a wide array of injuries, determined by the type of projectile, the energy of the bullet on entry, and the type of tissue the bullet encounters. Treatment includes identification of all structures involved, debridement of the permanent cavity, and establishing adequate drainage. Bullet wounds should be treated as… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cveq.2014.04.007


Cite this paper

@article{Munsterman2014TraumaAW, title={Trauma and wound management: gunshot wounds in horses.}, author={Amelia S Munsterman and Robin Hanson}, journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice}, year={2014}, volume={30 2}, pages={453-66, ix} }