Pre-Medication
Induction Agents
Monitoring
Pain Control
Wild Card
100
It takes 10-15 minutes after this for medications to become effective (absorbed).
What is administration of an IM injection?
100
This Disociative Anesthetic Agent is commonly paired with another medication and administered to dogs. It also can mixed in a "cocktail" and given to cats or rabbits.
What is Ketamine?
100
Baseline physiologic data monitored on every patient at 5 minute intervals throughout anesthesia and recovery.
What is temperature, pulse and respiration?
100
Local Nerve Block Agent, which when used can last as long as 8 hours.
What is Bupivicaine?
100
Placed in every patient under going anesthesia, as a precaution should emergency medications need to be administered.
What is an IV Catheter?
200
Hypotension, is a common side effect of this medication. It is avoided in our surgery protocols by diluting the medication and giving low doses.
What is Acepromazine?
200
This Benzodiazapine is paired with Ketamine and administered to dogs as an induction agent.
What is Midazolam?
200
Device used to monitor patient's breathing while under anesthesia, which connects between the anesthesia machine and patient's endotracheal tube.
What is the Breath Right monitor?
200
Included in the cost of every Spay / Neuter surgery and meds to go home for 3 days after surgery.
What is pain medication given to SNIP and Classic Spays & Neuters?
200
Used to maintain blood pressure and aid in tissue perfusion, which are administered to every patient undergoing surgery (except spays, neuters and declaws).
Why IV Fluids are administered during surgery?
300
The analgesic effects of this medication last for between 4 to 6 hours, following a single injection.
What is Hydromorphone?
300
Performed secondary to induction as a safety precaution to maintain patient's airway and means to facilitate Isoflourane gas anesthesia on every patient.
What is Endotracheal Intubation?
300
Measures and reports electrical impulses of the heart.
What is an Electrocardiogram (ECG)?
300
Injectable opioid used in cats, which can provide analgesia for 24 hours.
What is Simbadol?
300
Side effect of Oxygen administration.
What is a common source of patient body heat loss during general anesthesia?
400
The slang term, "Kitty Magic", commonly refers this combination ("cocktail") of medications given to cats.
What are Ketamine, Dexdomitor and Butorphanol?
400
Not a controlled substance, fast acting and short recovery period.
What are 3 advantages of using Propofol as an induction agent?
400
Determines %SpO2 and pulse rate by passing two wavelengths of low intensity light, one red and one infrared, through body tissue to a photodetector.
What is Pulse Oximetry?
400
Packaged together, these medications are invoiced to the client to provide the medications at cost to the patient.
What are post- operative pain bundles?
400
Most effective way to maintain patient body temperature or restore heat to a hypothermic patient.
What is wrapping a patient in the Hot Dog Heating Blanket?
500
The principle of using low doses of multiple medications, to achieve the desired anesthetic / analgesic effect and reduce adverse effects of any one medication if used alone.
What is Multi-Modal Drug Administration?
500
The phase of anesthesia which all induction agents are designed to help patients through quickly.
What is the "excitatory phase"?
500
The color and thickness of the body tissue, the sensor placement, the intensity of the light source, and the absorption of the arterial and venous blood.
What are factors that affect signal strength to the Pulse Oximeter?
500
Transdermal Patch which supplies medication for up to 3 days and is absorbed through the skin beginning after 6-8 hours of application.
What is a Fentanyl Patch?
500
Everyone taking care of patients.
What is the most important component of patient safety, monitoring and care, that can never be replaced?
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