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What are the two terms meaning incision into the abdomen?
celiotomy
laparotomy
What is an incision along the middlemost part of the abdomen?
ventral midline approach
An incision to either side of the ventral midline is called?
Paramedian approach
What is a paracosta approach?
incision along the ribs into the abdomen
An incision along the side of the abdomen?
Flank incision
An incision along in the abdomen along the leg is called?
Inguinal incision
An incision between the prepuce and ventral midline is called?
Prescrotal incision
What three layer are closed in a 3-layer closure?
Linea Alba
SQ
Skin
During an epidural with local anesthetics, the first sensation to be lost is______?
pain
Patients with severe hepatic disease may be more susceptible to adverse reaction of lidocaine. (T/F)
true
Which drug lasts the longest?
bupivacaine, mepivicaine, lidocaine
bupivicaine
When using lidocaine SQ do not exceed ______mg/kg in dogs?
10
What is a ring block?
a line block around an extremity (ex. paw)
The spinal cord ends at _____ in the dog and _____ in the cat.
L6
S1-S3
Braided suture material is a good choice to use in infected wounds. (T/F)
false
What is one reason that you use the smallest diameter suture that will adequately hold tissue?
less chance of infection
Which has better knot security, monofilament or braided suture material?
braided
Which is more reactive, a synthetic multifilament or synthetic monofilament?
synthetic multifilament