Heaves and Saline Treatment

Rapid intravenous administration of isotonic saline solution does not relieve airway obstruction in heaves-affected horses, says Daniel Jean, MedVet, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, professor of clinical sciences at the University of Montreal.

"Massive administration of large volumes of saline has been recommended to achieve thinning of secretions and improve expectoration," says Jean. Horses with

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