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What does percuss mean?

To flick

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What does a tympanic sound sound like?

Sound of basketball on floor

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What does tachy mean?

Increased heart rate

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What is the result of an animal going into shock?

Low temp, slow CRT and weak pulse

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What does hyperpnea mean?

Increased respiratory rate

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What is GDV mean?

Gastric dilation vovulus

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What does the Brady prefix mean?

Slow

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What is bradycardic?

Slow heart rate

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What does radiograph mean?

X-ray

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What is dilation/dilation?

To bloat

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What does torsion mean?

Twisting

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What is an elective surgery?

A surgery that isn't necessary

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What does eructate mean?

Belching/burp

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What is retching?

Dry heaving

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What does the prefix hypo mean?

Decreased

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What is hypokalemia?

Decreases potassium in blood

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What does necrosis mean?

Death

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What does hypovolemia mean?

Low blood volume ➡️ shock

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What does dyspnea mean?

Difficulty breathing

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What does the prefix hyper mean?

Increased

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What is hyperpnea ?

Increased breathing

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What is a Midlinelaparotomy?

Midline incision of the abdominal wall

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What is a gastroplexy?

Fixate surgically to abdominal wall

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What does the prefix circum mean?

Around

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What is a circumcostal gastroplexy?

Fixate surgically to ribs

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What is a belt loop gastroplexy?

Loops around interior lining of muscle

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What is a transversus abdominus?

Muscle of inside of stomach

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What does dehiss mean?

To seperate or fall apart

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What does abomasopexy mean?

Suture abomasum onto abdominal wall

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What does omentopexy mean?

Surgical fixation of peritinial lining

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When are iv fluids used?

When other parenteral administration is not appropriate

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How many drops per ml does a microdrip have?

60 drops/ml

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How many drops does a macrodrip have per ml?

10 drips per ml

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If a patient is less than 10kg what do you use?

A microdrip

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If a patient is 10kg or over what do you use?

Macrodrip

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What is the unit for drops?

Gtt

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What is a flow rate?

Volume of a substance delivered over time

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What is a drip chamber and why is it used?

A drip chamber is used to see how many drips/sec and whether it is a microdrip or macrodrip

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What is a roller clamp used for?

To adjust speed of drips/sec