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Two forms of oral medication
Liquid, pills and capsules
What are the patient's five rights
Right patient Right route
Right dose Right time
Right Drug
Two complications of giving oral meds
Aspiration
inaccurate dosing
Three tips or aids for administering oral meds
pill gun
hide in food
blow into nose
What portion of the mouth should you administer liquid meds?
Cheek pouch
Three contraindications for giving oral meds
dysphagia
acute pancreatitis
head and neck trauma
What do you always do after giving meds?
Record in chart
Purpose of toenail trims
-prevent traumatic nail fracture
-allow normal ambulation
-trim or amputate damaged nails
Two purposes of bathing
Maintain well being
Prevent contact dermatitis
Three complications of baths
thermal burns
chemical burns to eyes
ear infections
Four clinical signs of impacted anal sacs
scooting, whining, pruritis, licking
Two types of enema solutions
warm soapy water
barium
Two types of toenail trimmers
Resco (guillotine) Whites (scissors)
Two complications of expressing anal sacs
rupture
perforation of the rectum
Proper position for dog during enema
standing
Proper steps for bathing an animal
trim toenails
clean ears
brush
apply ointment to eyes
place cotton in ears
adjust water temp
bathing steps cont'd
wet to skin
shampoo
rinse
dry
brush
Reason for ear cleaning
treat otitis externa
Four types of bacteria found in ears
Pseudomonas
Beta hemolytic strep
proteus
E. Coli
Reasons for giving an enema
Remove fecal matter from colon
Prepare for colonoscopy
Irrigate colon for certain types of poisoning
administer radiographic contrast media
Which type of enemas should not be used in sm dogs or cats
Phosphate - cause hypocalcemia
Complications of enemas
Rupture of colon
hemorrhage
leaking of enama fluid into peritoneal cavity
Causes of ear infections
allergies
parasites
malassezia - yeast
bacteria
Ear mites
black discharge
can be seen under 10x
may be seen with otoscope
Rx - Tresaderm
Malassezia-yeast
dark brown discharge
odor
RX - Tresaderm
Pseudomonas -bacteria
greenish dx, bad odor
E. Coli - yellowish dx
Ear medications
Gentocin Otic - bacteria
Synotic
HB 101
Panalog
Oto-Max - good braod spectrum tx
Toenails trims
Know where vascular matrix is
(pink part of nail)
Make sure screws of resco face the base of the nail
Cauterizing agents
Silver nitrate
ferric subsulafate
Upon completion of nail trimming, make sure you...
All nails have been trimmed
There is no bleeding
Nails are even