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Lagomorph

Mammal of the order Lagomorpha; hare, rabbit, or pika

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Left- justified

The text is evenly aligned on the left side of the page

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Letterhead paper

A simple template with the veterinary facility's name and address in the top region of the paper, either centered, left- or right- justified; often used for writing letters to clients or other facilities

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O(sOap)

Objective- observations made by the veterinarian during the initial physical examination. Veterinarians patient examination notes also included in this section

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Orchidectomy

Removing both testes from the male species; also known as spaying or castration

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Out-guide

A simple Manila folder or cardboard sheet that is inserted in the place of a withdrawn file folder and signifies that a file has been taken from the shelf

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Ovariohysterectomy

Removing the ovaries and uterus from the female species; also known as spaying

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Patient medical record folder

A folder provided by the veterinary facility that is often given to the client upon the patients first visit; folder includes the hospitals information. Made to assist the client in organizing all of his/hers pets veterinary paperwork.

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Patient record

The part of the client record containing patient information

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S (Soap)

Subjective-observation made by the client and the reason that he/she is bringing the patient to the veterinarian; aka the chief complaint. Section also includes the patients history

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Tabby

A striped cat; indicates pattern, not color

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Terminal digital filing

A system of filing medical records by the last 3 digits of their identification numbers. The first 2 numbers of the id number signifies the order of the files

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Tentative diagnosis

A diagnosis subject to change because of insufficient data

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Tortoiseshell

Describing the color and pattern of a cat with black and orange (or grey and buff) blotched or speckled coat

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Waiver of confidentiality

Same as consent for disclosure- a legal document that allows the primary hospital to send the patient record or the information inside the record to the other facility

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Walk- in clients

Clients who did not schedule an appointment; they are treated depending on availability and severity of the patients condition.

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Salutation

A word or phrase of greeting used to begin a letter or message; "dear..."

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Signalment

The patients description information that must be added to chief complaint forms, must be added by a member of the veterinary staff as opposed to the owner of patient to insure accuracy. Includes the patients name, species, breed, description, DOB, gender, and reproductive status.

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SOAP notes

A patients progress notes written in his/her record

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P (soaP)

Plan- includes the action plan for different follow-up appointments, procedures, or treatments