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What is BAR?

Bright, Alert, Responsive

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What is RHL?

Right hind limb

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What is CRT?

Capillary refill time

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What is medial?

Inside portion

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What is lateral?

Outside portion

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What is TPR?

Temperature , pulse , respiratory rate

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What is Mm?

Mucous membrane (gums)

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What is cranially?

Upper portion

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What is coddily?

Down portion

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What is crepitus?

Cracking sound in joint

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What is rom?

Range of motion

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What is tarsus?

Ankle

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What is wnl?

Within normal limits

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What is flexion?

Retract leg

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What is dx?

Diagnosis

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What is ddx?

Differential diagnoses (plural)

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What is usu?

Usually

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What is cl?

Cruciate ligament

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What is meniscal?

Soft pad in knee

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What is HD?

Hip displasia

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What is caudal?

Lower ligament

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What is luxates?

Moves out of place

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What is tx?

To treat

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What are rads?

Xray

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What is djd?

Degenerative joint disease

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What is Pathognomonic?

Definitive sign

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What is sx?

Surgery

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What is suture?

Stitch

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What is arthroscopy?

View joint

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What is a+ ?

Appetite

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What is vdcs?

Vommiting, diarrhea, cough , sneezing

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What is U?

Urination

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What is a gpe?

General physical exam

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What is a rfl?

Right front limb

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What is a vx?

Vaccine

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What is a sq?

Sub cutaneous

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What is hx?

History

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What is mf?

Male , fertile

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What is fertile?

Has both intact testicals

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What is dsh?

Domestic short hair

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What is pu?

Poly uria. Excessive urination

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What is pd?

Polydipsia. Excessive thirst

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What is pmi?

Point of maximal intensity

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What is dz?

Disease

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What is t4

Thyroidism

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What does damnit stand for?

D(degenerative)
A(anomalous, autoimmune, allergic)
M(metabolic)
N(neoplastic)
I(inflammatory, immune mediated)
T(trauma, toxin)

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What is hyperglycemia ?

Increased sugar in blood

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What is a ua?

Urine analysis

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What is centesis?

Perforate of any cavity permitting withdrawal of fluid or gas

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What is glucosuria

Sugar in urine

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What is pyuria?

Pus in the urine

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Describe sugar diabetes?

Body not producing enough insulin from pancreas to use up glucose ➡️ Hyperglycemia. Glucose goes in urine ➡️ Loss of h2o in urine ➕ increased chance of bacteria growth (uti)

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What is spp?

Species (many)

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What is sp?

Species, singular

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What is po?

By mouth

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What is iv?

Intra venous, in vein

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What is im?

Intra muscular, in muscle

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What is sc/sq?

Sub cutaneous. Under skin

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What is pq?

Per rectum