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Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse




    1. Long duration of action required for perioperative analgesia and treatment of chronic severe pain such as laminitis.
    2. Incorrect feeding of equines can have very serious welfare implications, causing illnesses such as colic and laminitis.
    3. Bupivacaine provides four to six hours of local anaesthesia and is therefore much better suited to post-operative analgesia and for management of laminitis because a single injection is often sufficient; this is essential on welfare grounds than repeated hourly lidocaine injections.
    4. “therapeutic treatment” shall mean the administering — under Article 4 of this Directive — to an individual farm animal of an authorised substance to treat, after examination by a veterinarian, a fertility problem — including the termination of unwanted gestation — and, in the case of beta-agonists, to induce tocolysis in cows when calving as well as to treat respiratory problems, navicular disease and laminitis and to induce tocolysis in equidae;’.