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Table 1 Equine acute abdominal pain scale-version 1 (EAAPS-1)

From: Salivary alpha-amylase activity and cortisol in horses with acute abdominal disease: a pilot study

Behaviors Score
Depression 1
Flank watching 1
Weight shifting 2
Restlessness 2
Kicking abdomen 3
Pawing 3
Stretching 3
Sternal recumbence 3
Attempting to lie down 3
Lateral recumbence 4
Rolling 4
Collapse 5
  1. To grade the severity of pain the horse is showing, pick the most severe behavior manifested, and the score for that particular behavior is the pain score. Table according to Sutton et al., (12)