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Name 4 types of burns. Thermal, Chemical, Electrical, Solar
Name 7 types of injuries. Abrasions, Burns, Puncture Wounds, Degloving, Decubitous Ulcers, Lacerations, Hematomas
Define "fibroblast". Connective tissue cells that secrete proteins & especially molecular collagen from which the connective tissue forms.
Define "first intention".
Define "second intention".
List 10 grooming supplies & their uses.
List the symptoms of shock.
Symptoms of illness.
What four things should you tell the vet when you place a call to him?
List 3 possible causes for a higher than normal temperature. Infection, Heat Exhaustion, Exercise
List 2 possible reasons for a lower than normal temperature. Hypothermia, Shock
List 7 possible causes for a higher than normal pulse. Exercise, Pain, Fever, Heat Exhaustion, Shock, Heart Problem, Anxiety
List 5 possible causes for a lower than normal pulse. Good Condition, Heart Problem, Poisoning, Hypothermia, Shock
List 9 reasons for a higher than normal respiratory rate. Exercise, Pain, Fever, Heat Exhaustion, Shock, Heart Problem, Anxiety, Electrolyte Imbalance, Respiratory Infection
List 3 reasons for a lower than normal respiratory rate. Good Condition, Hypothermia, Shock
List 3 possible causes for an elevated capillary refill time. Elevated Blood Pressure, Exercise, Excitement, Anxiety
List 3 causes for a lower than normal capillary refill time. Illness, Poisoning, Shock
List 1 possible reason for an elevated dehydration pinch test recovery time. Good condition
List 2 possible reasons for a lower than acceptable recovery time in a dehydration pinch test. Dehydration, Diarrhea
How do you perform a capillary refill time test? Push firmly on the gums of a horse after lifting the lip. Watch for the amount of time it takes for the area pressed to return to normal coloration.
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