Influence of postoperative pain and use of NSAID on heart rate variability of dairy cows

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dc.contributor.author Frondelius, Lilli
dc.contributor.author Hietaoja, Juha Kalevi
dc.contributor.author Pastell, Matti
dc.contributor.author Hänninen, Laura Talvikki
dc.contributor.author Anttila, Paula
dc.contributor.author Mononen, Jaakko
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-04T08:43:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-04T08:43:01Z
dc.date.issued 2018-02
dc.identifier.citation Frondelius , L , Hietaoja , J K , Pastell , M , Hänninen , L T , Anttila , P & Mononen , J 2018 , ' Influence of postoperative pain and use of NSAID on heart rate variability of dairy cows ' , Journal of Dairy Research , vol. 85 , no. 1 , pp. 27–29 . https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022029917000760
dc.identifier.other PURE: 61983867
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dc.identifier.other WOS: 000439937900007
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85054191548
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0001-5118-8451/work/47428664
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/312764
dc.description.abstract This Research Communication describes the effect of post-operative pain and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) treatment on heart rate variability (HRV) of dairy cows. Postoperative pain in farm animals is often left untreated, and HRV could be a promising tool for assessing pain. The aim of this study was to assess if postoperative state after subcutaneous surgery affects HRV in dairy cows and to determine whether this could be modulated by NSAID. Nine cows were inserted with an implantable electrocardiograph logger. Cows were divided into the NSAID treatment group and the control group. The cows in the NSAID group had higher HRV than the control group, indicating a higher sympathetic activity in control animals, most likely due to untreated post-operative pain. Besides the ethical need for treating pain in production animals, ongoing pain has an adverse effect on animal productivity. Thus post-operative pain alleviation is recommended. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Dairy Research
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dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject dairy cattle
dc.subject farm-animals
dc.subject ketoprofen
dc.subject surgery
dc.subject heart rate variability
dc.subject nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
dc.subject pain
dc.subject 412 Animal science, dairy science
dc.title Influence of postoperative pain and use of NSAID on heart rate variability of dairy cows en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Department of Agricultural Sciences
dc.contributor.organization Departments of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
dc.contributor.organization Production Animal Medicine
dc.contributor.organization Laura Hänninen / Principal Investigator
dc.contributor.organization Research Centre for Animal Welfare
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022029917000760
dc.relation.issn 0022-0299
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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