Flashcards in Problem-oriented Approach to Vet Med Deck (14):
What are 3 things veterinarians need to do?
- Treat appropriately
- Stay up-to-date
T/F: Veterinary diagnoses are often very similar to those made by pathologists.
False - They can differ roughly between 15-45% depending on the case.
What are 7 things that can be included in the veterinary diagnostic process?
- Laboratory results
- Clinical signs
What are 3 aspects of the problem-oriented approach?
- Rules about collection of clinical information (database).
- How to use database to make diagnoses.
- How to monitor treatment.
What are the 9 steps for systematic collection of information?
- Owners complaint
- History & TPR
- Physical examination
- Working problem list
- Differential diagnosis list
- Diagnostic plan for DDx
- Prognosis and treatment plan
- Therapy and monitoring
When talking about a case to another professional, what should be the first thing mentioned?
What is the most important thing to address?
The owner's complaint.
70% of diagnoses are made during what step?
3 - History & TPR
What is the most important clinical skill?
How many working problems lists should there be?
Based on which steps?
- Step 3: History & TPR and Step 4: Physical examination
What are 3 things to monitor for?
- Side effects
What does SOAP stand for?
S - subjective data (what patient tells you)
O - objective data (what you observe)
A - assessment (what you think is going on)
P - plan (what you intend to do)
What are 5 reasons to keep medical records?
- It's the law
- Recurring/pre-existing problems