VTNE Review: Small Animal Nursing

Card Set Information

Author:
anniles
ID:
225249
Filename:
VTNE Review: Small Animal Nursing
Updated:
2013-06-27 23:16:03
Tags:
Nursing skills
Folders:

Description:
Basic small animal nursing skills
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user anniles on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. What should you look for when performing a PE on the skin?
    • Skin turgor
    • Shiny/dull coat
    • Alopecia/dryness
    • Lesions/parasites
  2. What should you look for when performing a PE on EENT?
    • Reflex & response to stimuli
    • Discharges
    • Corneal changes
    • Color of conjunctiva
    • Debris
    • Odor
    • Torticollis/head shaking
    • Sneezing
    • Foreign material/objects
  3. When performing a PE on the GIT, what might you look for?
    • Periodontal disease
    • Halitosis
    • Fx/dicolored/missing teeth
    • Tonsil size
    • Excessive salivation/difficulty swallowing
    • Malocclusion
    • MM/CRT
    • Distension of abd
    • Discomfort on palpation
    • Bladder size
    • Lymph node abnormalities
    • Anal color
    • Anal gland abscess, discharge or inflammation
  4. When performing a PE on the respiratory system, what should you be looking for?
    • Abnormal sounds w/ auscultation
    • Upper resp. sounds
    • Decrease/lack of sound
    • Pattern, rate, effort and depth
  5. When performing the PE of M/S, what are you observing?
    • Gait
    • Joint displacement, joint swelling
    • Pain w/ flexion of limbs
    • ROM
  6. When examining the C/V system, what should you observe?
    • Pulse strength & rate
    • Pulse defecits
    • HR/rhythm
  7. What is observed during the PE of the U/G tract?
    • Genitalia color/irritation/swelling
    • Abnormal discharge/smell/growths
    • Symmetry of testicals
  8. What is observed when examining the lymphatic system?
    • Pain upon palpation
    • Swollen lymph nodes
    • Submandibular
    • Prescapular
    • Axillary
    • Popliteal
    • Inguinal
  9. What should be observed when examining the NS?
    • Alertness
    • Pupil size, response to light, symmetry, or nystagmus
    • Ataxia/weakness
    • Tail response/anal tone
    • Conscious proprioception

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview