Animal Health and Clinical diagnosis

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  1. What are the 3 aspects of a clinical examination?
    • History
    • Environment
    • Animal
  2. What are three factors that may influence the decision to treat or not to treat?
    • Value as patient
    • Probability of survival with treatment
    • Cost of treament
  3. What are the 9 body systems?
    • Respiratory
    • Cardiovascular
    • Musculoskeletal
    • Neurological
    • Gastrointestinal
    • Integument (skin)
    • Endocrine/metabolic
    • Urogenital
    • Hematology/immunology
  4. Define the acronym VINDICATE
    • V-vascular
    • I- infectious
    • N- neoplasia
    • D- degenerate
    • I- inflammation/ idiopathic
    • C- cogenital
    • A- autoimmune
    • T- traumatic
    • E- endocrine/ metabolic
  5. Define the acronym KITTEN
    • K- cogenital
    • I- infectious, inflammatory, idiopathic
    • T- Trauma
    • T- Tumor
    • E- endocrine/ metabolic
    • N- Neurodegenerative
  6. Define the acronym DAMIT-V
    • D- degenerative
    • A- autoimmune, abnormality (congenital)
    • M- metabolic/ endocrine
    • I- infectious, inflammatory, idiopathic
    • T- traumatic, tumor, toxin
    • V- vascular
  7. Describe Johnes disease in cattle.
    • Organisms= Mycobacterium paratuberculosis
    • Causes chronic enteritis(inflammation of the small intestine)- malnutrition due to protein loosing enteropathy
    • Difficult and expensive to eradicate in herd
  8. What can a vitamin E/Se deficiency in pigs lead to?
    massive muscle and myocardial necrosis
  9. What causes both Mulberry heart disease in pigs and White muscle disease in pigs?
    Vitamin E/ Selenium deficiency

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Animal Health and Clinical diagnosis
2013-03-06 04:43:02

Midterm 2
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