Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract 2021 Jun 8. Epub 2021 Jun 8.
The William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis One Garrod Drive, Davis, CA 95616, USA; Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA, USA.
Management of fractures in the field starts with successful assessment and stabilization of the patient by the practitioner on the front lines. A careful examination is vital to succesful patient management. This includes identifying the fracture location and severity, evaluating skin integrity and potential contamination of the fracture, and treating any ongoing hemorrhage, hypovolemia or stress. Read More