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Dog bites most common on

Forearms

2

Cat bites most common on

Hands

3

Injuries related to: cattle

Kick (hind legs to the side)
Gore (if Horned)
Crush or trampled

4

Injuries related to: horses

Bite
Strike (with front hooves)
Kick (hind legs to the rear)
Crush or trample

5

Injuries related to: goats and sheep

Butt/ gore

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Infection is most common after ____ bites

Cat

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Illnesses related to bite wounds

Rabies
Tetanus

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Bite wound should be thoroughly washed with

Antiseptic solution
Chlorhexidine
Iodine solution

9

Bite wounds should be irrigated/ lavaged with

Normal saline solution

10

If bite wound severe, seek med attention within ____ hours

24

11

How often a tetanus vaccination is due

Every 10 years

12

If bit, and not up to date on tetanus vaccination, person needs

Tetanus immunoglobulin

13

If animal that bit someone is potentially rabid, rabies vaccination history unknown, or not up to date on vaccination, you should

Contact public health and quarantine animal

14

#1 cause of allergies

Dander- small scaled from animal skin or hair or feathers

15

Most common animal to cause allergies

Cats

16

Clinical signs of someone affected by allergies

Itchy, runny nose and eyes
Conjunctivitis
Urticaria
Coughing
Wheezing / shortness of breath

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Urticaria

Raised, red, itchy lesions. (Resemble hives but more raised)

18

Prevention of allergy symptoms

Antihistamines (Zyrtec)
Wearing gloves and masks

19

Disease transmission through exposure to specimen. Specimen examples

Bacterial or fungal cultures
Blood
Feces
Urine
Tissue specimens

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Most common routes of exposure

Ingestion (most common)
Direct skin or mucous membrane contact
Inhalation

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Sources of electromagnetic radiation in: environment

Sunlight
Soil
Brick

22

Radiation used on a person for medical reasons

Medical radiation source

23

On job radiation exposure

Occupational source of radiation

24

Radiographs, CT scanners, and Fluoroscopes are all

Kinda of X-ray machines

25

A fluoroscope is a

Real time X-ray machine

26

Lasers are used to

Shrink thyroid

27

Radioisotopes / radionuclides

Radiation that is in animals waste after being treated with them

28

Other sources of radiation in vet hospitals (not X-ray machines or lasers)

Ultraviolet lamps or ultra sounds