New Bolton Center Free Lecture on Managing the High-risk Pregnancy
Thursday, October 06, 2011
[October 6, 2011; Kennett Square, PA] –On Tuesday, November 1st New Bolton Center will present Managing the high-risk pregnancy: broodmares in the third trimester. The lecture is part of the First Tuesdays Lecture Series at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine at New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, PA. The series offers the public open lectures on equine topics, at no charge, the first Tuesday of each month.
The November 1st lecture will be presented in New Bolton Center’s Alumni Hall by Michelle Abraham, BSc BVMS, a resident in large animal internal medicine at New Bolton Center. Dr. Abraham completed an internship in the neonatal intensive care unit at New Bolton Center before beginning her residency. She has had extensive experience on breeding farms in Kentucky and the United Kingdom, with a focus on foaling mares and newborn foals.
The presentation will begin with an overview of what occurs in the normal mare and fetus during late gestation. Dr. Abraham will then address high-risk pregnancies. Topics will include factors that can impact the late-term mare and fetus; how to recognize when there is a problem, or potential for a problem; managing, treating and supporting the mare and her fetus; and ways to prevent problems during late-term gestation in the mare.
The First Tuesday Lecture Series offers faculty and clinicians at New Bolton Center an opportunity to share current information on topics of interest and relevance to horse owners and caregivers throughout the region. Upcoming lecture topics include ultrasound exams (December), nuclear scintigraphy (January), and colic in three-dimensions (February).
For a complete list of scheduled lectures visit http://www.vet.upenn.edu/FirstTuesdays.
Though the lectures are free, seating is limited. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the world's premier veterinary schools. Founded in 1884, the School was built on the concept of Many Species, One Medicine. The birthplace of veterinary specialties, the School serves a distinctly diverse array of animal patients, from pets to horses to farm animals at our two campuses. In Philadelphia, on Penn's campus, are the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital for companion animals, as well as classrooms, laboratories and the School's administrative offices. The large-animal facility, New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, Pa., encompasses hospital facilities for the care of horses and food animals as well as diagnostic laboratories serving the agriculture industry. The School has successfully integrated scholarship and scientific discovery with all aspects of veterinary medical education.
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