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Equine Emergency Medicine

By

Amelia S. Munsterman

, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS, DACVECC, CVA, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine

Last full review/revision Jul 2019 | Content last modified Aug 2019

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Equine Emergency Procedures
Nasogastric intubation is a common diagnostic and therapeutic procedure used for horses with abdominal pain (eg, colic). Before giving any fluids through the tube, confirming that the tube is in the esophagus/stomach and not in the trachea/lungs is important. Which of the following techniques confirms the tube is in the esophagus/stomach?
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