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A simple device for respiratory resuscitation of newborn calves and lambs
  1. BM Weaver and
  2. J Angell-James

Abstract

The neonatal death of calves and lambs is responsible for a heavy financial loss to the farming industry; respiratory failure accounts for 6 per cent of the post parturient deaths in lambs. A simple method of pulmonary resuscitation with expired air is described employing a device portable and simple enough for emergency use by herdsmen and shepherds. The rationale of the use of the equipment is explained.

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