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5. When returning rabbits to their housing, face the animal (toward/away from) the handler.

toward

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8. True or False: Restraint devices have a calming effect and help animals feel secure.

True

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9. ____________ and __________ coordinates are used to establish the horizontal and vertical planes for rabbit stereotaxic work.

bregma, lambda

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10. A stereotaxic frame has been developed for rabbits that use the _________ of the rabbit's __________ as a spatial reference.

contact plane , mandible

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11. List 3 commercial devices available that adapt stereotaxic frames to fit rabbit skulls.

tooth bar, nose clamp, u shaped clamp

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12. True or False: To avoid causing distress and abnormal physiology, do not exceed removal of 1% of body weight in any given 2 week interval.

True

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13. For exsanguinations, how much blood can be obtained from a 3 kg rabbit?

90-120ml (half the animal's blood volume)

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14. List 4 sites for blood collection in rabbits

Aural vessels, jugular vein, cardiac puncture, carotid artery

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15. All of the following can be used to promote relaxation or vasodilation to assist with blood sampling in rabbits, except:
a. warming animal ears
b. acepromazine at 0.8 mg/kg SQ
c. fentanyl/fluanisone at 0.2 ml/kg IM
d. lidocaine cream

d

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16. True or False: A rabbit must be in a plane of surgical anesthesia prior to jugular vein blood collection.

FALSE

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17. For chronic blood sampling over days or weeks, indwelling catheters may be surgically placed into the
a. aural vessels
b. femoral artery
c. carotid
d. heart
e. a and b
f. b and d
g. c and d

g

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18. For cerebrospinal fluid collection, the rabbit is placed in __________ recumbency.

lateral

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19. For cerebrospinal fluid collection, why are plastic vials preferred to glass vials.

to minimize adhesion of leukocytes

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20. List the landmarks used for needle insertion for cerebrospinal fluid collection.

occipital protuberance, wings of atlas

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21. Which site is the preferred site to administer contrast agents for myelography?

lumbar approach

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22. List ways to collect urine in the rabbit.

metabolic cages, manual expression of bladder, urethral catheterization, cystocentesis

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23. True or False: Manual urine collection can be best accomplished in an unanesthetized rabbit.

FALSE

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24. True or False: Does typically nurse their young for about 5 weeks.

True

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25. Using oxytocin, approximately _____________ of milk can be collected from a sedated rabbit using the DeLee suction catheter.

43.5 ml

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26. Bone marrow can be collected from the ____________ ___________ or ___________ __________ using a 18 gauge _________________.

proximal humerus/ proximal femur/ Rosenthal pediatric biopsy needle

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27. Describe the location for needle insertion for bone marrow collection from the femur.

The needle penetrates via the trochanteric fossa between the first and third trochanter at a 45 degree angle to the femur's long axis.

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28. Which of the following procedures can be used to administer precise quantities of liquids without the use of anesthesia.
a. nasogastric tube
b. pharyngotomy tube
c. oral gavage

c

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29. Which of the following has been shown to remain in place and patent for 6-12 months.
a. pharyngotomy tube
b. nasogastric tube

a

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31. For constant intravenous infusion, rabbits can be maintained on a
a. jacket
b. harness
c. swivel tether system
d. all of the above

d

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32. For IM injections in rabbits, what is the recommended maximum volume per site?

1.0 ml or 0.05 ml/kg

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33. List the two sites for IM injections in the rabbit.

quadriceps (anterior thigh) and dorsal lumbar muscles

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34. True or False: Rabbits are prone to laryngospasms.

True

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35. What is the recommended location for telemetry placement in the rabbit?

SQ in the neck with cannulation of the carotid artery