RVT Journal Quiz: 39 Issue 2 Article 2 Care of the Bite Wound Patient

RVT Journal Quiz: 39 Issue 2 Article 2 Care of the Bite Wound Patient

Continuing to learn after achieving RVT status is essential for the individual and the advancement of the profession. RVTs can earn one (1) Continuing Education (CE) credit by reading the CE articles in the RVT Journal, or watching recorded sessions of OAVT presentations, and submitting the successfully completed corresponding quizzes.

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Which of the following is the most common pathogen cultured in dog and cat bite wounds? *
Any wounds into the neck, chest wall, abdomen, or groin area should be opened and evaluated for penetration of the chest or abdominal cavities. *
Which of the following is described as being the clinical manifestation of the patient’s response to severe injury, microbial invasion, severe inflammation, or neoplasia? *
Bite wounds have entered the thoracic cavity will always be obvious due to the presence of a pneumothorax on radiographs. *
What pressure should be applied during fluid lavage of wounds? *
When lavaging a wound, how much fluid should one use? *
TP (total protein) should be closely monitored during the following days, as these patients can easily become hypoproteinemic. *
Bite wounds in cats and dogs accounting for 10% to 15% of all veterinary traumas in emergency clinics. *
The canine jaw can exert a force of how much pressure? *
The addition of antibiotics to lavage solutions is highly recommended when dealing with bite wounds. *