Flashcards in Terminology From PP ch2 Deck (39):
What does percuss mean?
What does a tympanic sound sound like?
Sound of basketball on floor
What does tachy mean?
Increased heart rate
What is the result of an animal going into shock?
Low temp, slow CRT and weak pulse
What does hyperpnea mean?
Increased respiratory rate
What is GDV mean?
Gastric dilation vovulus
What does the Brady prefix mean?
What is bradycardic?
Slow heart rate
What does radiograph mean?
What is dilation/dilation?
What does torsion mean?
What is an elective surgery?
A surgery that isn't necessary
What does eructate mean?
What is retching?
What does the prefix hypo mean?
What is hypokalemia?
Decreases potassium in blood
What does necrosis mean?
What does hypovolemia mean?
Low blood volume ➡️ shock
What does dyspnea mean?
What does the prefix hyper mean?
What is hyperpnea ?
What is a Midlinelaparotomy?
Midline incision of the abdominal wall
What is a gastroplexy?
Fixate surgically to abdominal wall
What does the prefix circum mean?
What is a circumcostal gastroplexy?
Fixate surgically to ribs
What is a belt loop gastroplexy?
Loops around interior lining of muscle
What is a transversus abdominus?
Muscle of inside of stomach
What does dehiss mean?
To seperate or fall apart
What does abomasopexy mean?
Suture abomasum onto abdominal wall
What does omentopexy mean?
Surgical fixation of peritinial lining
When are iv fluids used?
When other parenteral administration is not appropriate
How many drops per ml does a microdrip have?
How many drops does a macrodrip have per ml?
10 drips per ml
If a patient is less than 10kg what do you use?
If a patient is 10kg or over what do you use?
What is the unit for drops?
What is a flow rate?
Volume of a substance delivered over time
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