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1

This type of bandage is most commonly used for subsolar abscesses

Foot bandage- diaper and duct tape

2

Primary and secondary layers of bandages are secured with

 

conforming roll gauze

3

Your "cotton layer" in the bandage is part of the _____ layer

secondary

4

ALWAYS push flexor tendons __________

by bandaging from the _________ aspect of the limb

and moving CRANIALLY around the LATERAL side

ALWAYS push flexor tendons medially

by bandaging from the medial aspect of the limb

and moving CRANIALLY around the LATERAL side

5

What are the indications for a full limb/STACK bandage?

Large wounds

Swelling/cellulitis

Coaptation for temporary fracture stabilization

6

This type of bandage decreases edema and uses DMSO to help.

You must remove it and wash the limb daily otherwise - skin scalding.

Sweat bandage

7

This bandage uses lots and lots of cotton and ends up

being 2x the size of the limb. It is used to preserve blood supply

and support the fracture.

Robert-Jones Bandage

8

What types of fractures require splints (like the Kimzey leg saver splint) for stabilization for transportation?

P1 and P2 fractures.

 

Anything from humerus/femur up does not get splinted because you're adding weight which is counterbalancing what you want to do

9

These type of fractures disrupt the stay apparatus

Ulnar and olecranon fractures

10

This splint is used in FARM animals only for radial and

tibial fracture stabilization

THOMAS-SCHROEDER SPLINT

11

The Thomas-Schroeder Splint, used in farm animals,

maintains the limb in _______ and immobilizes the elbow.

extension

12

This splint can be used for gastrocnemius rupture,

 but only in farm animals

Thomas-Schroeder Splint

13

Never end a cast or splint in

the middle of a __________

long bone

14

What are the 3 most common complications of immobilization?

Articular cartilage degeneration

Loss of bone density

Decreased muscle strength

15

What 3 areas require extra padding when casting?

Top of the cast

Coronary band/heel bulbs

Proximal sesamoid bones

16

After cast removal, you must stall rest the horse for a

minimum of _____ weeks

12 weeks

17

Casts should be changed every

_______ weeks in ADULTS

and

________ weeks in NEONATES

6 weeks in Adults

1 - 2 weeks in Neonates

18

________ fractures are most common in foals and calves

PHYSEAL

19

What is the most common cause of a physeal fracture in a calf?

Using chains to pull the calf during delivery

20

Salter Harris Types 1 and 2 do not involve the ________ surface

articular

21

What type of cast is used for a Salter Harris Type 2 fracture

HALF limb cast

22

When placing half limb casts in a 

________, sedation with xylazine is used, while in a

___________ general anesthesia is required?

CALF- sedate with Xylazine

FOAL - general anesthesia