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Published output from the Nottingham colic research group

Curtis, L., Burford, J. H., Thomas, J.S.M., Curran, M.L., Bates, T.C., England, G. C. W., Freeman, S. L. (2015)
Prospective study of the primary evaluation of 1016 horses with clinical signs of abdominal pain by veterinary practitioners, and the differentiation of critical and non-critical cases. (2015)
Acta Vet Scand. 57:69 DOI: 10.1186/s13028-015-0160-9 Open access link

Jennings, K.M.,  Curtis, L. Burford, J.H. , Freeman, S.L. (2014)
Prospective survey of veterinary practitioners’ primary assessment of equine colic: Clinical signs, diagnoses, and treatment of 120 cases of large colon impaction.
 BMC Vet Research 10 (Suppl 1):S2 Open access link

We have been very pleased that this has been followed up and mentioned in articles in a number of horse magazines, including Horse and Hound, Equus, British Horse, and there is another article coming out soon in The Horse.

Curtis, L., Trewin, I., England, G. C. W., Burford, J. H., Freeman, S. L. (2015)
Veterinary practitioners’ selection of diagnostic tests for the primary evaluation of colic in the horse.
Vet Rec Open 2:e000145 doi:10.1136/vetreco-2015-000145 Open access link

Freeman, S.L., Curtis, L. (2015)
Developing best practice guidelines on equine colic.
Veterinary Record 176:38-40 doi:10.1136/vr.g7688 Link to abstract

Abstracts presented at BEVA Congress 2014 and 2015

Thomas, J.S.M., Curtis, L., Freeman, S.L., England, G.C.W. and Burford, J.H. (2014)
Identifying a Critical Case of Equine Colic at Primary Examination – Results from a Prospective Multi-Centre Study. Equine Veterinary Journal
46: 21–22. doi: 10.1111/evj.12323_49 Link

Curtis, L., Bayes, T.C., England, G.C.W., Burford, J.H. and Freeman, S.L. (2014)
Systematic Review of Risk Factors for Equine Colic.
Equine Veterinary Journal, 46: 21. doi: 10.1111/evj.12323_47 Link

Bowden, A., Brennan, M.L., England, G.C.W., Burford, J.H. and Freeman, S.L. (2015)
Colic: Horse Owner Knowledge and Experience.
Equine Veterinary Journal, 47: 4. doi: 10.1111/evj.12486_8 Link

Kalamanova, A., Stringer, A.P., Freeman, S.L. and Burford, J.H. (2015)
Investigating the Normal Management Regimens of Working Equids and Identifying Barriers to the Recognition and Treatment of Colic by Owners in Morocco.
Equine Veterinary Journal, 47: 5. doi: 10.1111/evj.12486_9 Link

Curtis, L., Cullen, T.E., England, G.C.W., Burford, J.H. and Freeman, S.L. (2015)
Appraisal of the Current Evidence for Diagnostic Tests That Differentiate Medical and Surgical Colic.
Equine Veterinary Journal, 47: 5. doi: 10.1111/evj.12486_10 Link

Cullen, T.E., Curtis, L., England, G.C.W., Burford, J.H. and Freeman, S.L. (2015)
Systematic Review of Evidence for Plasma and Peritoneal Lactate as a Diagnostic Test for Surgical Colic.
Equine Veterinary Journal, 47: 5–6. doi: 10.1111/evj.12486_11 Link

Presentations given at the Colic Symposium 2015, Dublin

These are available as webinars to view through the BI academy , or through a printed version of the abstracts here.

Curtis, L., Curran, M.L., Bayes, T.C., England, G.C.W., Burford, J.H., Freeman, S.L. (2014)
Prospective study of primary assessment of equine colic: Part 1: Study population and case presentation.

Curtis, L., Thomas, J.S.M., England, G.C.W., Freeman, S.L., Burford, J.H. (2014)
Prospective study of primary assessment of equine colic: Part 2: Diagnostic approach, decision-making and outcomes.

Curtis, L., Jennings, K.M., Burford, J.H., Freeman, S.L (2014)
Prospective survey of veterinary practitioners' primary assessment of equine colic: Clinical signs, diagnoses, and treatment of 120 cases of large colon impaction.

Curran, M.L., Stringer, A.P., Harry, J., Freeman, S.L., Burford, J.H. (2014)
Establishing clinical guidelines for the treatment of equine colic in developing countries.

Bowden, A., Brennan, M.L., Burford, J.H., England, G.C.W., Freeman, S.L. (2014)
Equine emergencies: Opinions of yard owners

Bayes, T.C., Curtis, L., Burford, J.H., Freeman, S.L. (2014)
Systematic review of risk factors for equine colic

Related articles from the University of Nottingham

Williams, S., Tucker, C. A., Green, M. J. And Freeman, S. L. (2011)
Investigation of the effect of pasture and stable management on large intestinal motility in the horse, measured using transcutaneous ultrasonography.
Equine Veterinary Journal, 43: 93–97. doi: 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00399.x Open access link

Williams, S., Horner, J., Orton, E., Green, M., McMullen, S., Mobasheri, A. and Freeman, S. L. (2015)
Water intake, faecal output and intestinal motility in horses moved from pasture to a stabled management regime with controlled exercise.
Equine Veterinary Journal, 47: 96–100. doi: 10.1111/evj.12238 Open access link