Tip of Nose to the Tip of the Tail

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cwehde
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Tip of Nose to the Tip of the Tail
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2015-09-23 17:22:56
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vet tech ndsu vettech
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CT&I 2015
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the basic formula to a good PE exploration
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  1. Four main body sections of animal to explore in a PE?
    • Head
    • Thorax/abdomen
    • limbs
    • Genitalia/perineum
  2. What structures are you looking at when looking at the neck?
    Trachea, jugular, glands, cervical, glands, lymph nodes
  3. What are you looking at when looking at the eyes?
    • PLR (pupil light response)
    • Anisocaria (uneven pupils)
    • Mydriasis (dilated pupils)
  4. What are you looking at when looking at the muzzle?
    • Nose (discharge?)
    • Mouth
    • teeth
    • gums
    • tongue 
    • throat
  5. What are you looking at when looking at the ears?
    • Pinna thickness
    • Oder (Smell!!!)
    • gunk build up
  6. What are you examining when looking at the limbs
    • Range of motion
    • lymph nodes
    • pulse
    • Paws/hooves/claws
  7. where is the mandibular lymph nodes?
    • mantle, round of jaw.
    • not to be confused with salivary glands
  8. What are the lymph node found in front of the shoulder?
    prescapular lymph nodes
  9. what do you call the axillary lymph nodes?
    sterral lymph nodes
  10. what lymph nodes are in the hock?
    popliteal lymph nodes
  11. what lymph nodes are in the inguinal part of body?
    superficial inguinal lymph nodes
  12. What are the three sections of the abdomen?
    • cranial
    • middle
    • caudal
  13. what do we call when we osculate and we hear abnormal fluid sounds?
    Ballottement
  14. How do we check for animal hydration?
    Skin Turgor
  15. What level of dehydration is a quick snap in a skin turgor?
    4% dehydration
  16. What level of dehydration is a slow snap in a skin turgor?
    5% dehydration
  17. What level of dehydration is a slow snap in a skin turgor and slow capillary refill?
    6% dehydration
  18. What is the level of dehydration when the skin remains tented in a skin turgor?
    10% dehydration
  19. What level of dehydration is shock?
    12%
  20. What level of dehydration is a six second capillary refill time and slow skin turgor?
    8% degydration

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