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

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  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

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