Reptilian Medicine: Chelonia (Restraint-Euthanasia

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Reptilian Medicine: Chelonia (Restraint-Euthanasia
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2013-06-04 21:29:02
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  1. Withdrawl head by applying gentle pressure with _ and _ finger behind the madnible.
    • thumb
    • index
  2. If the turtle will not withdrawl it's head what can you do?
    • place in water
    • hold upside down
  3. Handle a turtle by _, in front of hind legs. Always wear gloves.
    carapace
  4. 3 radiograph positions
    • DV
    • lateral
    • craniocaudal
  5. Keep _ during anesthesia and slightly _ post op
    • POTZ
    • warmer
  6. Give _ breathes per min PPV
    4-8
  7. What kind of drugs are preferred?
    parenteral
  8. Why is inhalation induction challenging?
    can hold breathe and withstand higher amounts of CO2
  9. Is intubation possible?
    yes
  10. Namatodes Trematodes and Cestodes are common in who?
    wild caught turtles
  11. What other parasites can be found on turtles?
    ticks leeches
  12. Blood collection sites remember no more than 1% and lithium heparin tubes:JBSTF
    • jugular
    • brachial
    • subcarapacial
    • tail
    • femoral
  13. What is unique about the jugular blood draw?
    needle is directed "backwards" cranial to caudal
  14. Where are IM Im is given where?
    muscle mass of front legs
  15. Where are SQ given?
    inguinal and ventral neck skin folds
  16. Other forms of administering medications(6)
    • IV
    • Ice
    • PO
    • IO
    • Cloacal
    • Nebulization
  17. Where is IO given?
    tibia and plastocrapace bridge
  18. What was a previous method of euthansia?
    freezing
  19. Why should euthanized turtles be kept over night?
    • to ensure death
    • remember they have a slow metabolism

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