TAMU ANSC 210 - Diagnostic Testing (3 pages)

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This was a guest lectur e who went over the different steps of diagnostic testing.


Lecture number:
19
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Ansc 210 - Companion Animal Science
Edition:
2

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ANSC 210 1nd Edition Lecture 19 Outline of Previous Lecture I II Dog a Breeding Cycles b Vaginal Cytology c Breeding Bitches Cats a Cat Cycles Outline of Current Lecture I II III Staci R Dennis D V M Diagnostic Testing Before the Testing a Chief Complaint b Signalment c History d Physical Examination e Define Problems f Differentia Diagnoses g Plan Current Lecture I II Staci R Dennis D V M a Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital Diagnostic Testing a Make a diagnosis b Make a successful treatment plan i Management and control of the disease ii Cure for the disease iii No treatment options c Estimate a prognosis d Types of testing i Blood work 1 General chemistry panel 2 Looks at overall organ function These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute III 3 Blood cell counts 4 Very easy ii Urine sample iii Fecal sample iv Skin scraping cytology culture v Bacterial fungal culture vi Fine needle aspirate vii Biopsies viii Radiographs ix Fluroscopy 1 Moving X Ray x Ultrasound 1 Abdomen 2 Heart 3 Muscles tendon xi CT MRI xii Endoscopy 1 Respiratory tract 2 Gastrointestinal tract Before the Testing a Chief Complaint i Problem according to the client ii Sometimes the problem is important sometimes it is just normal iii Examples 1 Vomiting 2 Coughing 3 Limping 4 Hair loss 5 Skin mass b Signalment i Species ii Age 1 Young congenital infections 2 Older cancer degenerative neoplastic iii Sex 1 Spayed 2 Neutered iv Breed 1 Breed dispositions v Dachshund trouble walking vertebral disc disease vi Caviler King Charles Spaniel coughing Chronic Mitral Valve Disease Insufficiency c History i Let the client tell their story ii What is happening iii When did it start iv How has it changed 1 Better 2 Worse 3 The same since it started v What have they already done at home d Physical examination i Most powerful diagnostic tool ii Tremendous amount of information iii Systematic iv Do it the



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