14D2I41 - Clinical pathology and therapy of horses

Course specification
Course titleClinical pathology and therapy of horses
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Petar Milosavljević
  2. prof. dr Vanja Krstić
  3. prof. dr Ružica Trailović
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      The goalUnderstanding the mechanisms of disorders of individual organs and systems of horses and easier recognition of such disorders; Mastering the techniques and methods of testing disorders of certain organs and introduction to clinical and experimental research methods in clinical pathology of the horse.
      The outcomeStudent should understand the anatomical and physiological specificity of the horse, knows the etiology, pathophysiology and diagnosis of diseases of individual organs and organ systems in horses and know the specificity of pathology of the horse in relation to other species of animals and man, knows the clinical and experimental methods for the study of individual organ systems.
      Contents of lecturesGenetic factors and horse pathology. Systemic disorders in the horse pathology. Etiopathogenesis and diagnosis of diseases of the gastrointestinal, respiratory, cardiovascular, hemolimfatic, musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine system and skin. Nutrition erors and metabolism disorders. Sports medicine of the horse. Clinical and experimental methods of examination of horse individual organ systems.
      Contents of exercises-
      1. Trailović D, Equine Diseases, Naučna KMD, Beograd, 2011.
      2. Reed SM, Bayly WM, Selon DC, Equine Internal Medicine, 3rd edition, Saunders/Elsevier, St. Louis, 2010. (Original title)
      3. Orsini JA, Divers TJ, Equine Emergencies. Treatment and Procedures, Saunders/Elsevier, St. Louis, 2008 (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingInteractive lessons , Powerpoint presentations, seminars, public presentations and discussioн.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures20Test paper60
      Practical lessonsOral examination