Jackie Ryan RVN, DipVN.

Jackie has worked as a veterinary nurse for over 19 years. She obtained her diploma in veterinary nursing from University College Dublin in 2009 and has since worked in equine hospitals in Ireland and Australia. She moved to Qatar in 2018, where she joined the team at the Equine Veterinary Medical Centre as head surgery nurse.

Jessica P. Johnson BAAgrSc, MVB, MRCVS, DipECVS, DVMS.

Jessica graduated with an MVB in veterinary medicine from University College Dublin in 2011. She is a European specialist in large animal surgery and has completed a Doctorate of Veterinary Medical Specialisation (DVMS). In 2018, she joined the Equine Veterinary Medical Centre in Qatar as a surgery clinician.

DOI: 10.56496/MESF9329

ABSTRACT The surgical management of the equine colic patient can be challenging for veterinary teams to execute safely, accurately and efficiently. Equine veterinary nurses play an important role in the preparation and execution of the surgery. In this article, the authors provide equine nurses with a practical guide to colic surgery.
Keywords equine, horse, veterinary, nursing, colic, surgery

To cite this article: Ryan, J and Johnson, J.P. (2023) The equine nurse’s guide to colic surgery. VNJ 38(3) pp24-31

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