Which of the following is a sign that an animal is about to suffer cardiopulmonary arrest?
Irregular, labored breathing
Absence of a palpable heartbeat
A Great Dane presents with gastric dilatation-volvulus, and the veterinarian begins to decompress the
animal's distended stomach in order to remove trapped air. This procedure is known as
A pet owner's dog isn't breathing, and she calls you for instruction. After instructing her to bring the dog
to the veterinary hospital immediately, you begin to explain mouth-to-nose resuscitation. What is the first
task she should be instructed to do?
Clear the airway of foreign materials.
Extend the neck, regardless of head injuries.
Blow a steady stream of air into the animal's nostrils.
Pull the tongue forward and close the mouth.
Which of the following is a clinical sign of hypothermia?
Rapid heart rate
Lack of coordination
Bright red mucous membranes
Abrasion, incision, and avulsion are all types of
central nervous system disorders.
A cat presents with severe trauma from being hit by a car. The cat is cyanotic from a decrease in oxygen
in the blood.
Cyanotic means the animal's tongue and mucous membranes have turned a _______ color.
blue or purple
Bright red mucous membranes, panting, and collapse are all signs of
A dog presents with a broken hind leg. Adam says since the dog's skin is ruptured, the fracture is a
simple fracture. Leonard says the fracture is a compound one. Who is
Both are correct.
Neither is correct.
Only Leonard is correct.
Only Adam is correct.
A client who recently lost a pet refuses to pay the balance on the account. In what stage of the grief
process is the client?
Anger and guilt
As part of telephone triage, you may need to ask an owner to check the capillary refill time (CRT) of
an animal. Which of the following is the desirable length of time for the gum color to return to normal after
Four to six seconds
One to two seconds
Five to ten seconds
Which of the following is the term for the veterinary procedure that involves inserting a needle into the
pleural cavity to remove accumulated air or fluid?
Which of the following body systems should be evaluated during a waiting room triage examination?
Respiratory, urogenital, cardiovascular, and reproductive systems
Urogenital, digestive, cardiovascular, and reproductive systems
Digestive, respiratory, reproductive, and central nervous systems
Respiratory, urogenital, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems
As the veterinary assistant, you receive a call from a client whose pet bird has a broken blood feather.
The veterinarian asks you to instruct the owner on removal of the feather. After telling the client to
visualize the affected feather by extending the wing, what's the next step in removing the feather?
Apply pressure to the follicle to control bleeding.
Grasp the feather close to the skin and pull.
Loosen the attachments between the feather and the surrounding skin.
Be certain the feather shaft breaks inside the feather follicle.
Which of the following describes the purpose of emetics?
Used for deworming
The owner of a Beagle calls and tells you the dog has been cut and is bleeding heavily. You tell the
owner to apply pressure to the wound with gauze or clean material. The owner is outside and has no gauze.
What should you tell him to do?
Inspect the wound for bleeding after three to five minutes.
Make a tourniquet.
Drive to the nearest drugstore for gauze.
Use his bare hand to apply pressure to the wound.
Which of the following describes the purpose of an endotracheal tube?
Brings a patient out of shock
Provides a passageway between the patient's airway and the anesthesia equipment.
Used to resuscitate a patient
Preps a patient for and ECG
Which of the following is the term used for the period just before a seizure begins, when an animal may
act restless or nervous?
Body temperature, mucous membrane color, and increased heart rate are all signs that the animal is
ready to give birth.
End of exam
is sick with kennel cough.
A miniature Dachshund is presented with violent vomiting and diarrhea, and the owner informs you the
animal has gotten into the garbage. Which of the following conditions describes the stomach irritation due
to eating the garbage?
When asking a pet owner questions about a pet's mentation, you're discussing problems such as
depression or hyperactivity.
paralysis and seizures.
pulse rate and respiration.
Thanks for helping cher but can u recheck question1,9 & 10my answers are 1-a 9-c 10-c
crt should be between 1 and 2 seconds after blanch for # XXXXX
signs of impending cardiopulmonary arrest include decreased mentation,cyanotic membranes,and/or a labored breathing pattern for #1
Hi cher i got 95 # XX was incorrect
1 is a 9 is d
The answer is c do u think i should retake the exam?
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