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Week One #2

Three Stages of Anesthesia Analgesia (Pain Relief), Amnesia (Loss Of Memory), Immobilization
Heart Rate Canine large 60-120BPM Canine Small 120-160BPM Feline Adult 140-220BPM Feline Kitten 110-140BPM
Pulse A rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them.
Pulse Deficits There are fewer pulses felt in an artery than are heard through a stethoscope.
MM Millimeter
CRT Capillary Refill Time 1.5/2 seconds
Respiratory Rate The respiration rate is the number of breaths an animal takes per minute. 35-40 per minute.
Blood Pressure The force of circulating blood on the walls of the arteries. 120-130 mmHg range.
Body Temperature Temperature of the animals internal body. 101-102.5F
Auricular Reflex A movement of the ears in animals in response to a sound.
Palpebral Reflex Elicited by touching either the periocular skin or the cornea, reflex to protect the eye.
Pulse OX The pulse oximeter calculates the percent of oxygen saturation of hemoglobin in arterial blood using spectrophotometry.
Capnometer A monitoring device that measures and numerically displays the concentration of carbon dioxide in exhaled air
Extubation The process of removing a tube from a hollow organ or passageway, often from the airway.
Hypothermia Drop in body temp. below reference range.
Emergence Delirium An abnormal mental state that develops as a result of anesthesia administration during the transition from unconsciousness to complete wakefulness.
Hemorrhage An escape of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
Hematoma A collection of blood outside of blood vessels.
Seroma A mass or lump caused by a buildup of clear fluid in a tissue, organ, or body cavity.
Self-Trauma Injury caused by the patient done by itself.
Debridement A procedure for treating a wound in the skin.
Clean Wound An incision in which no inflammation is encountered in a surgical procedure.
Clean-Contaminated Wound An incision through which the respiratory, alimentary or genitourinary tract is entered under controlled conditions but with no contamination encountered.
Dirty/Infected Wound Grossly contaminated or infected.
Contaminated Wound Moderate contamination evident.
Cryotherapy The use of extreme cold in surgery or other medical treatment. Used to destroy abnormal or diseased cell tissue.
Acupuncture Involves pricking the skin or tissues with needles
NSAIDS Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory drugs used to control pain and inflammation.
Breakthrough Pains Severe pain that erupts while a patient is already medicated with a long-acting painkiller.
Antiseptic Substances that prevent the growth of disease-causing microorganisms.
Bactericide A substance which kills bacteria.
Sanitizer A substance that brings bacteria down to a safe level.
Virucide An agent designed fro killing viruses.
Fungicide An agent that destroys fungus.
Sterilize Make and object free from bacteria or other living microorganisms.
Bacteriostat Prevents the growth of bacteria
Ultrasonic Cleaner Uses cavitation bubbles induced by high frequency pressure waves to agitate a liquid to sterilize surgical instruments.
Gravity Air Displacement Sterilizer The steam enters the sterilizer chamber and displaces the residual air through an open vent.
Ethylene Oxide Sterilizers A low-temperature process that uses Ethylene Oxide gas to reduce the level of infectious agents.
High Level Disinfection The process of complete elimination of all microorganisms.
Endoscope An instrument which can be introduced into the body to give a view of its internal parts.
Detergent a water-soluble cleansing agent which combines with impurities and dirt to make them more soluble.
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