Develop your knowledge and understanding of 3rd degree atrioventricular block in horses. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree AV blocks course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of 3rd degree atrioventricular block in horses, including:
Cause - inflammatory or degenerative changes in the AV node; rarely in association with electrolyte or metabolic abnormalities, congenital, mediastinal lymphoma or rattlesnake envenomation.
Signs – severe exercise intolerance, frequent syncope.
Diagnosis – auscultation, ECG.
Treatment – pacemaker.
Prognosis – guarded.
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This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Equis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.