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A collaborative project in veterinary practice: developing a model of equine prematurity
  1. PD Rossdale,
  2. LB Jeffcott and
  3. DP Leadon


The development and design of a project in collaborative research which originated from a problem identified in practice, namely prematurity in the newly born foal, is described here. The project established a model of equine prematurity for the purpose of studying the diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment of the condition. It involved practitioners and full time research workers in a number of veterinary and medical institutes.

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