RVT Journal Quiz: 39 Issue 3 Article 1 Starvation & Refeeding Syndrome in Small Animals

RVT Journal Quiz: 39 Issue 3 Article 1 Starvation & Refeeding Syndrome in Small Animals

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 laboratory abnormalities is associated with Refeeding Syndrome? *
Which of the following metabolic processes involves the production of glucose from noncarbohydrate sources? *
During starvation, the hepatic storage of glycogen is expected to maintain the plasma glucose concentration for approximately: *
Which of the following clinical signs may be observed in an animal that has been starved for approximately 5 days? *
What is the Resting Energy Requirement for a 6 kg feline patient? *
Which of the following statements is true with regard to the treatment plan for Refeeding Syndrome? *
Which of the following EKG patterns is associated with hypokalemia? *
During anabolism, the body synthesizes fat and protein as the prime energy sources. *
The veterinarian has asked you to formulate a feeding plan for a 40kg dog that is suspected of developing Refeeding Syndrome. How much food would you offer to the dog on the first day of your feed schedule? The dog food available at your clinic is approximately 300kcal/can. *
The most severe, late phase of starvation is generally characterized by: *