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1

You have just removed a gastric foreign body from a 6 month old puppy, what suture would you use to close the stomach?

absorbable monofilament

2

You have just removed a gastric foreign body from a 6 month old puppy, which needle should you use to close the stomach?

a taper needle

3

You have just removed a gastric foreign body from a 6 month old puppy, which pattern should you use to close the stomach?

cushing

4

You have just removed a gastric foreign body from a 6 month old puppy, what suture size should you use to close the linea alba?

2-0

5

You have just removed a gastric foreign body from a 6 month old puppy and the owner wants you to castrate the dog as well. What suture would you use to ligate the spermatic cord?

absorbable monofilament

6

You have just removed a gastric foreign body from a 6 month old puppy and the owner wants you to castrate the dog as well. What suture would you use to close the subcutaneous orchiectomy incision?

absorbable monofilament

7

You have just removed a gastric foreign body from a 6 month old puppy and the owner wants you to castrate the dog as well. What suture pattern would you use to close the skin of the orchiectomy incision?

intradermal

8

You have a 3 year-old Holstein dairy cow that needs right flank surgery to correct a left displaced abomasum. What suture would you use to attach the abomasum to the omentum?

chromic cat gut

9

You have a 3 year-old Holstein dairy cow that needs right flank surgery to correct a left displaced abomasum. What suture pattern and needle would you use to close the skin incision?

ford interlocking and reverse cutting needle

10

You have a 12 year old Arabian mare that has a laceration on its leg. What pattern would you use to close the skin wound that is under tension?

vertical mattress

11

You have a 12 year old Arabian mare that has a laceration on its leg. What suture material would you use to close the skin wound that is under tension?

Polypropylene (prolene) or Nylon (ethilon)

12

You have a 3 year old hat that was attacked by a dog and now has multiple lacerations over the thorax and limbs. What suture pattern would you use in the subcutaneous tissue?

simple continuous

13

You have a 3 year old hat that was attacked by a dog and now has multiple lacerations over the thorax and limbs. There are also many puncture wounds from the teeth of the dog. What would you do?

do not suture them closed and just let them heal

14

You have a 15 year old quarter horse gelding that lacerated its muscle on a wire fence. What suture would you use for the muscle?

polydioxanone

15

You have a 15 year old quarter horse gelding that lacerated its muscle on a wire fence. What type of needle would you use to suture up the muscle?

taper needle

16

You have a 15 year old quarter horse gelding that lacerated its muscle on a wire fence. How would you close the subcutaneous tissue (suture type and needle type)?

absorbable, monofilament, taper needle

17

You have a 15 year old quarter horse gelding that lacerated its muscle on a wire fence. What two patterns would you use to close the skin?

simple interrupted/vertical mattress

18

You have a 15 year old quarter horse gelding that lacerated its muscle on a wire fence. What suture size would you use to close the skin?

0 or 2