WVC 90th Annual Conference

(EQ13) Equine Traumatic Head Injury

Tuesday, March 6
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
MBCC, Jasmine E, Level 3

CE Credits: 1

This lecture will review the types of traumatic head and brain injury in horses. A discussion on the neurologic examination, ancillary diagnostic tests and treatment options for horses with THI/TBI will be given also. The lecture will focus on trauma triage and treatment in the field.

Samuel D. Hurcombe

Clinical Associate Professor
Cornell Rufflan Equine Specialists

Clinical Associate Professor

Internist and Emergency Clinician, Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists

Research/Clinical Interests
Equine surgical colic, endotoxemia and gastroenterology

Education and Training
2008-2010 The Ohio State University, Fellowship in Equine and Emergency Critical Care
2005-2008 The Ohio State University, Residency in Equine Internal Medicine
2008 The Ohio State University, Master of Science
2003 Murdoch University, Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (first class honors)
2001 Murdoch University, Bachelor of Science (Veterinary biology)

Board Certification
2010 American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
2008 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine


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