donkey with wound / by Ass. Abdul Latif Mallash
Place: Kefr Kamrah ( villages of Hama )
Date: Dec. 2005
Animal: donkey / (/ aged 5 years .
Case :: deep wound in the right back leg.
A SPANA Technician called Abdul Latif Mallash treated donkey called Basheq meaning " sparrow hawk " in English, on one of the mobile clinic rounds in December 2005 to a village Kefr Kamrah about 60 k. from Hama.
The owner Ramez Isma'el aged 70 years, stopped SPANA to inform that the donkey fell down in the hole of drainage in the village and her leg got caught . SPANA , immediately helped the donkey in getting out her leg from the hole , but it was wounded deeply until the bone, and the tissues of the skin and the muscles were lacerated around it.
The treatment began with cleaning the wound with clean water and antiseptic and spray of alamycin ( local antibiotic ) and the ointment of gentamicin , then it was dressed carefully . Basheq was given a dose of antibiotic and a dose of vitamin . next day she was given a dose of antibiotic and a dose of vitamin , and 1500 I.U. of antitetanus. Basheq was put in clean and quite place . the treatment continued daily until the recovery after 45 days and it was formed granulated tissue covering the wound .
Cost of treatment:
1. antiseptic : £ 1.50
2. alamycin spray : £ 2.50
3. antibiotic : £ 1.50
4. vitamin: £ 0.70
5. ointments : £ 1.30
6. dress: £ 0.50
7. antitetanus: £ 0.50