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1

What problem leads to over reaction of a lame cow and what is the mechanism

Windup. Increase sensitivity of nerve endings due to repeated nocious stimuli leads to lowering of pain threshold.

2

Which drug suppresses the NMDA receptors

Ketamine

3

If a cow has a lesion on 1 particular claw what is the best method of pain control

Regional IV block with lidocaine

4

A cow has abomasal atony after RDA surgery. What can be used to increase tone and how is it administered

Lidocaine as CRI

5

What are the side effects of xylazine after iv or im administration

Sinus bradychardia
Decreased cardiac output
Bradyarrhytmias

6

Where are the opioid/ morphine receptors located

Spinal and supra-spinal

7

You have an animal in severe pain following arthrodesis surgery. The animal is difficult to handle What would your treatment regimen include

Local anesthetic like lidocaine

8

What is Ketstun and how is it used

Combination of butorphanol, Xylazine and Ketamine in 20:40:60 mg

9

What are the label indications for flunixin

Control of fever and inflammation

10

Name 1 way in which the sting can be taken out of lidocaine injection

Adding sodium bicarbonate in 10:1 ratio of lidocaine to bicarb.