General Anesthesia in Horses on Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy

Lindsey B.C. Snyder, Erin Wendt-Hornickle

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

5 Scopus citations


The purpose of this article is to update the community of veterinarians performing general anesthesia in horses on fluid therapy. The rationale behind intraoperative fluid therapy, fluid dynamics, and various fluid options (crystalloids, hypertonic saline, colloids) is discussed. Additionally, electrolytes (calcium, potassium, and sodium) are included in the discussion in relation to general anesthesia and intraoperative fluid management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-178
Number of pages10
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Equine Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 1 2013


  • Calcium
  • Colloids
  • Crystalloids
  • Hypertonic
  • Potassium
  • Saline


Dive into the research topics of 'General Anesthesia in Horses on Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this