Develop your knowledge and understanding of poor performance: cardiac causes and treatment in horses. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Poor performance: cardiac causes course bundle.
This module looks at cardiac murmurs, reduced athletic performance, cardiovascular disease and cardiac arrhythmias in horses, including:
Cardiac causes of poor performance – arrhythmias, murmurs, myocardial disease, pericardial disease, disease of the vessels.
Specific arrhythmias causing poor performance - ECG examination
Atrial fibrillation – history and diagnosis.
Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation – treatment options: any-arrhythmic drugs, transvenous electrical cardioversion.
Premature systoles – etiology, atrial premature systoles, ventricular premature systoles, treatment of atrial and ventricular premature complexes.
Bradydysrhythmias – diagnosis and treatment.
Support and Resources
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 60 minutes of CPD.