1. Which of the following is true of administering intravenous fluids? A. Fluids are given through an intravenous catheter to help maintain the patient’s blood pressure. B. You, the veterinary assistant, are responsible for injecting the needle into the animal’s vein. C. IV catheters are usually placed in the jugular vein of small and large animals. D. To save time in an emergency, drugs are administered through a direct injection rather than the IV catheter already in place. 2. Onychectomies are performed on dogs and cats to A. help prevent diseases. B. return a prolapsed organ to its normal location. C. remove one or more claws. D. assist animals having difficulty giving birth. 3. You’re observing a veterinarian who is performing a necropsy. The veterinarian is performing this procedure to A. help an animal recover from an anesthetic emergency. B. remove instruments inadvertently left in a patient’s abdominal cavity during a surgery. C. help determine the cause of the animal’s death. D. remove a foreign body from the stomach of a dog. 4. It’s your responsibility to prepare a cat for surgery. To prepare the surgery site, A. start the scrub at the outside of the clipped area and work toward the center. B. vigorously scrub the skin to ensure that all contaminants are removed. C. use the reverse side of a scrub sponge if one side gets dirty. D. start the scrub at the center of the clipped area and work toward the outside. 5. What do anticholinergic agents do? A. Dry secretions and increase the heart rate B. Relieve pain and decrease the heart rate C. Restrain the animal for anesthetic administration D. Attach to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord 6. During surgery, exposed organs that aren’t being immediately operated on should be protected by sponges moistened with sterile saline. This is done to prevent A. drying. C. prolapsing. B. infection. D. inadvertent incisions. 7. Which of the following is true of a defibrillator? A. It’s difficult to measure the electrical shock to the patient. B. Only the surgeon should touch the patient. C. It shouldn’t be used during CPR. D. It delivers the electrical charge to the patient through two paddles. 8. How many milliliters of oxymorphone at a dosage of 0.1 mg/kg and a concentration of 1.5 mg/ml should be given to a 30 kg dog? A. 0.2 ml C. 2 ml B. 1.5 ml D. 4 ml 9. _______ describes a level of anesthesia at which it’s safe for the veterinarian to perform surgery without the risk of the patient feeling pain. A. Analgesia C. Tranquilization B. Induction D. General anesthesia 10. You’re assisting a veterinarian who is performing surgery on a dog. The anesthetist checks the patient’s respiratory rate, heart rate, and blood pressure at 12:15 PM. When should she check these vital signs again? A. 12:20 PM C. 12:45 PM B. 12:16 PM D. At the end of the procedureAngela--Mod41073.5810351505
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11. You’re observing a veterinarian performing surgery on a female dog. You watch as the surgeon ties offthe vessels to the ovaries and removes the ovaries, uterus, and uterine horns. The surgeon isperforming a(n)A. exploratory laparotomy. C. Cesarian section.B. ovariohysterectomy. D. onychectomy.12. A veterinarian can use a(n) _______ to directly measure an animal’s blood pressure.A. Doppler blood pressure monitorB. hand placed on the animal’s chestC. IV catheter (connected to a transducer) in an arteryD. esophageal stethoscope13. Why should you check an animal’s temperature at the end of anesthesia?A. To note a significant decrease in the animal’s temperature under anesthesiaB. To note a significant increase in the animal’s temperature under anesthesiaC. To stimulate the animal to wake upD. To determine how close the animal is to recovery14. Which of the following groups of three signs would you expect to see in an animal being placedunder anesthesia?A. Jaw tone increases, the blink response gets stronger, and the eyes turn downward.B. Jaw tone decreases, the blink response is lost, and the eyes turn downward.C. Jaw tone decreases, the blink response gets stronger, and the eyes turn upward.D. Jaw tone increases, the blink response is lost, and the eye turns outward.15. You’re assisting with a surgery when the animal begins to suffer bradycardia. The veterinarianshouldA. begin CPR immediately.B. administer drugs to increase the animal’s blood pressure.C. breathe for the animal using the rebreathing bag.D. administer drugs to speed up the animal’s heart rate.16. You’re assisting with a surgical procedure when the surgeon asks for scissors. How will you handthe scissors to the surgeon?A. Gently slide them into the pocket of the surgeon’s gown.B. Slide them across the table within easy access of the surgeon.C. Place the handle of the scissors firmly into the surgeon’s hand.D. Hand them to the veterinary technician, who will hand them to the surgeon when ready.17. Which of the following is true of administering anesthetic drugs?A. Sedatives are given only before surgery.B. Never administer a tranquilizer with an opioid.C. The effects of a narcotic can be reversed by administering another drug.D. The veterinary assistant is responsible for calculating doses.18. An anesthesia machine contains which of the following pieces of equipment?A. A vaporizer, a suction unit, tubing, an oxygen source, and a scavenging unitB. A vaporizer, tubing, an oxygen source, a breathing bag, and a scavenging unitC. Fiberoptic elements, tubing, an oxygen source, and a breathing bagD. A vaporizer, tubing, an oxygen source, a ground plate, and a scavenging unit19. You’re observing a surgeon preparing brain tissue samples for rabies testing. How should thesamples be sent to the lab?A. In aluminum foil and frozen C. In a container of formalinB. In two plastic bags and refrigerated D. In a container of frozen formalin20. An ECG unit is used to measure theA. patient’s blood pressure. C. patient’s level of anesthesia.B. electrical activity of a patient’s heart. D. electrical activity of the patient’s brain.
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