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1

Information gathered about the patient at every visit

History (Hx)

2

What is a leading question

Questions that suggest a particular answer is expected

3

Origin includes

Birthplace and date (Estimate birthdate at time of initial PE if it’s unknown)
Breeder or source

4

An occasion where there is consumption of an inappropriate, atypical, or excessive amount

Dietary indiscretion

5

Examples of dietary indiscretion that is the owners fault

Over feeds animal
Inappropriate food
Abrupt changes in animals diet

6

What to write ab diet/nutrition in history

What? How much? Changes in appetite? Recent changes in diet? Dietary indiscretions

7

What to write about water consumption in history?

How often fresh water is provided?
How often bowl washed
How much it drinks
Changes in consumption

8

First 2 most important things for determining a baseline for care

1. History
2. Physical exam

9

Urination and defecation info to write in history

Frequency, volume, color, odor, consistency, pain or discomfort, appropriate (on belongings, etc)
Change in habit

10

Consistency of defecation examples

Diarrhea, constipation, blood, mucus

11

examples of routine disease screening and preventatives

Heart worm and Lyme disease testing and preventatives
FIV/ FeLV testing
Fecal flotation or centrifugation and deworming

12

Fecal flotation or centrifugation tests for

Worms

13

Past medical history includes

Vaccination Hx
Routine screenings and preventatives
Reproductive Hx
Past med problems
Permission to obtain record from previous vet

14

Information to include for medications taking currently

Name of medication, dosage, frequency of administration, how long

15

If no drug allergies write

NKDA no known drug allergies

16

For past medical problems you should note

How it was treated? Who by? Recurrence?

17

FIV/ FeLV

Feline immunodeficiency virus
Feline leukemia virus

18

Children in household and their ages or other pets in household would be which section of history

Environmental

19

At each visit, client should be questioned about _____ in the history since last visit

Changes

20

Moved furniture within home leading to animal confusion could indicate

Eyesight problems

21

New people or animals in home
Or
New animals next door or outside could lead to

Feeling competitive, jealous, stress. Urinating in house

22

History of the present problem (the reason the owner brought the animal in currently)

Chief complaint or Present Problem

23

Things to list about chief complaints/ presenting problems

Onset, frequency, trigger, duration, progression, relief