Flashcards in heath and diseases Deck (16)
How is rabies transmitted?
from a bite or wound from an infected animal
what disease could most likely follow the infection of a deep puncture wound?
how often should horses be immunized for tetanus, eastern & western encephalomyelitis & flu?
what system of the horse does sleeping sickness affect?
name one of the common features of influenza ?
rapid spread of infection, frequent dry cough
how does influenza spread rapidly through a group of horses?
through air by coughing, contaminated surfaces
what system of the horse does tetanus affect?
what is the best way to control bleeding of a leg wound?
apply a pressure bandage [HIH440-2]
who is trained & skilled in the treating of diseases &injuries of animals?
what is the best way to prevent dehydration?
adequate water intake BEG/HIH
what is the step to a disease prevention plan?
consult veterinarian [HS46]
what are the condition of a horse who is healthy, active & vigorous?
what is TPR?
temperature, pulse, respiration [HIH425-1]
what is the normal pulse rate of an average-sized horse?
45-60 beats per min. [HIH425-1]
what is the normal temperature of a horse?
accept an y between 99 &101.5 [HIH-425-1/440-6/410-1]