Bird's treatment

Bird's treatment

An obsolete therapy for decubital ulcers (bed-sores) using galvanic electrical stimulation, attributed to Golding Bird (1814–1854), an English physician.
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Clindamycin (50 mg/kg PO ql2h) also was added to the bird's treatment regimen for a week because of its good distribution in skin, muscle, and bones, and its excellent spectrum against gram-positive and anaerobic bacteria.
In defence, Philip Rowlands said single mother Ranshaw feared she would have to pay for the bird's treatment if she took it to the vets.
25 mg/kg IM ql2h) and butorphanol (2 mg/kg IM q8h; Torbugesic, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, IA, USA) were added to the bird's treatment regimen.