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1

Pharynx

Throat

2

Larynx

Voice box / cranial portion of trachea

3

Vomiting

Partially / fully digested
Active expulsion

4

Regurgitation

Passive action

5

6 rights

Patient, dose, medicine, time, route

6

Contraindications of oral meds

Vomiting / regurgitation
Injury to oral cavity / esophagus (tumors)
Decreased swallowing reflex
Dz that prohibits food intake
Decreased GI Mobility

7

4 forms of oral meds

Tablet
Capsule
Liquid
Slurry

8

Administering liquid meds

Syringe, dropper, dosing syringe

9

Where do you not squirt meds

Down throat

10

PEG Tube

Percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy Tube

Through throat to stomach

11

Administering tabs / capsules

Food ball, hand, pillgun

12

What way of administering tabs/caps meds works better for dogs and not cats

Food ball

13

Esophagitis is more common in what species

Cats

14

Signs of distress when giving oral meds

Frothing at mouth
Pawing at mouth
Coughing
Gagging