Emergency list 2

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Emergency list 2
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  1. A disorder in which there is excessive coagulation of the blood followed by hemorrhage and lack of coagulation of blood becase the clotting factors were used up. DIC is usually secondary to excessive turbulent blood flow or severe infectious, immune-mediated or neoplastic processes
    Disseminated Intravascular coagulopathy
  2. A catheter or tube inserted into the nasal passages to supply oxygen
    Nasal canula
  3. Tissue or cellular death
    Necrosis
  4. Toxic or destructive to kidney cells
    Nephrotoxic
  5. A normal body temperature
    Normothermic
  6. An aversive sensory and emotional experience that elicits protective motro actions, resulting in learned avoidance, and may modify species specific behavior
    Pain
  7. Inability to move a particular muscle group or body part such as a limb because of loss of nerve function
    paralysis
  8. A condition in which the penis is extended and cannot be retracted into its normal position within the prepuce
    Paraphimosis
  9. Surgical puncture of the paricardium, especially to aspirate pericardial fluid
    Pericardiocentesis
  10. Inflammation of the serosa that lines the walls of the abdominal cavity and covers the abdominal organs and mesenteries
    Peritonitis
  11. A codition in which an animal is unable to extend the penis, perhaps as a result of the presence of masses on the penis or secondary to blanophosthitis
    Phimosis
  12. Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the space between teh lungs and the chest wall (pleural space)
    Pleural effusion
  13. the presence of air in the space between the lungs that contains the heart and great vessels
    Pneumothorax
  14. Localized or generalized itching resulting from irritation of sensory nerve endings
    pruritus
  15. Bruising of the lung tissue caused by blunt trauma
    Pulmonary Contusion
  16. Fluid buildup within the albeoli or interstitial spaces of the lung
    Pulmonary edema
  17. A detected by simulaneous cardiac auscultation and pulse palpation
    Pulse Deficit
  18. A monitoring device used ot estimate the percent oxygen saturation of hemoglobin by measuring subtle differences in light absorbtion
    Pulse oximeter
  19. purple discoloration of the skin or mucous membrance caused by hemorrhage. larger than petechiae
    Purpura
  20. Containing, consisting of, or being pus
    Purulent
  21. Accumulation of purulent material within the lumen of the uterus
    pyometra
  22. flow of stomach contents into the esophagus and mouth unaccompanied by retching; as distinguished from vomiting
    Regurgitaion
  23. The species, breed, age, sex and reproductive status
    Signalment
  24. A state of systemic inflammation characterized by deteriorating vital signs and presence of infection
    Sepsis
  25. A condition of decreased perfusion and decreased oxygen deliver to vital organs
    shock
  26. RBCs that appear smaller than normal RBCs, exhibit no central pallor, but have MCVs comparable with normal RBCs; as a result of the inscreased volume to surface area of a sphere; spherocytes are most commonly seen in immune-mediated
    Spherocytes
  27. A monitoring device consisting of pressure gauge and cuff used to measure arterial blood pressure
    Sphygmomanometer
  28. Continuous seizures, or a serious of seizures in rapid succession
    Status epilepticus
  29. Abnormal position of the eyes (medial Stabismus is also cross-eyed)
  30. The act of straining to urinate
    Stranguria
  31. a harsh, high pitched respiratory sound usually caused by obstruction to airflow in the pharynx
    stridor
  32. In a sleep like state. can be aroused only with painful stimulation
    stuporous
  33. fainting episodes caused by brain hypoxia
    syncope
  34. A condition of systemic inflammation similar to septic shock that can be triggered as a secondary complication of any severe inflammatory disease
    Systemic inflammatory response syndrome
  35. Arterial blood pressure during contraction of the ventricles
    Systolic blood pressure
  36. Rapid heart rate; oppostie of bradycardia
    Tachycardia
  37. Rapid respiratory rate
    Tachypnea
  38. The operation of suturing the eyelids together entirely or in part
    Tarsorrhaphy
  39. A distressing urge to evacuate rectrum or urinary bladder, straining
    Tenesmus
  40. Surgical puncture to the pleural space with a needle of tube for the purpose of removing fluid or air
    Thoracocentesis
  41. low platelet count
    thrombocytopenia
  42. noxious or poisonous substance that is formed or elaborated furing the metabolism and growth of cerain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species
    toxin
  43. A large bore tube inserted into the cervical trachea to bypass the upper airway. a treatment for upper airway obstruction
    Tracheostomy tube
  44. a systematic method of assessment used to identify treatment priorities during crisis or emergency situations
    Triage
  45. A permanent opeing made in the urethra to allow urine diversion
    Urethrostomy
  46. a condition that is characterized by the formation or presence of calculi in the urinary tract
    Urolithiasis
  47. Dilation of the blood vessels; opposite of vasoconstriciton
    Vasodilitation
  48. Constriciton of the blood vessels; opposite of vasodilation
    Vasoconstriction
  49. A category of drugs used to increase blood pressure and cardiac output
    vasopressor
  50. The movement of gases into and out of the alveoli
    Ventilation

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