LA2:Equine Dz and Med Condit. (No vx 1)

Card Set Information

Author:
heather.dundas
ID:
244737
Filename:
LA2:Equine Dz and Med Condit. (No vx 1)
Updated:
2013-11-03 15:56:28
Tags:
vti
Folders:

Description:
vti
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

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


  1. What is the cause of choke?
    esophageal obstruction
  2. What are the 3 primary symptoms of choke?
    • difficulty swallowing
    • hypersalivation(loss of Cl)
    • nasal discharge(food and saliva)
  3. How can choke be prevented?(3)
    • no food after sedation
    • soften food
    • cut bulky items
  4. What are 3 possible causes of gastric ulcers?
    • stress
    • NSAID's
    • diet
  5. Symptoms of gastric ulcers:AGSBWC
    • anemia
    • grinding teeth
    • salivation
    • blood in feces
    • wt loss
    • colic
  6. When are gastric ulcers worse?
    in foals
  7. What is the most common GI problem in horses?
    colic
  8. Colic is do to the inflammation of what?
    • large colon
    • cecum
  9. Symptoms of colic:PRLSKFTLDT
    • pawing
    • lying down
    • sweating
    • kicking
    • flank watching
    • tachycardia
    • lack of gut sounds
    • dehydration
    • toxic gumline
  10. What is the drug of choice for colic?
    banamine
  11. What is the causative agent in salmonella?
    Salmonella typhimurium
  12. Symptoms of salmonella:DFNA
    • D+
    • F+
    • neutropenia
    • asymptomatic carrier
  13. What are the two agents of clostridial infx?
    • Clostridium perfringens
    • Clostridium difficile
  14. What do the two clostridium species cause?
    a disruption of intestinal flora
  15. What may also play a role in clostridial infx?
    stress
  16. Main symptom of a clostridial infx?
    d+
  17. What is anterior enteritits?
    idiopathic inflammation of upper small intestine

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview