Slide Collection (Companion Animal Clinical Studies - Critical Care)

Slide Collection (Companion Animal Clinical Studies - Critical Care)

 

Slide collection of Dr Mirinda van Schoor, senior lecturer / veterinary specialist physician at the University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies. She has a special interest in critical care medicine and is involved in pre- and postgraduate student training and research and assigned the metadata for this collection

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  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-2: DLE (discoid lupus erythematosous) is a common skin condition in dogs. It causes nasal depigmentation, erythema, scaling, erosions, ulcerations and crusting. The lesions may involve the lips, bridge of the nose, ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTO 1: The popliteal lymph node is a palpable lymph node that is situated in the popliteal area of the hind limb. Prior to a lymph node biopsy the skin overlying the lymph node must be prepared by shaving the hair and ...
  • Papules 
    Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-2: Skin papules are primary lesions. Papules are small, solid elevations in the skin that can be palpated as a solid mass and grow up to 1cm in diameter. Papules may be pink or red swellings caused by tissue ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-5: Porcupines attack when threatened by facing away from the aggressor with erect quills. The quills detach on contact. Problems caused by porcupine attacks include pain, local tissue irritation and trauma, infection ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-4: Hospitalized animals must be housed in cages that are secure and comfortable. There should be no sharp edges so the patient cannot hurt itself. The cage should be large enough so the animal can move and turn ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-5: External abdominal hernias are defects in the abdominal wall allowing protrusion of the abdominal contents. External abdominal hernias involve any part of the abdominal wall other than the umbilicus, inguinal ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-2: Bone biopsies and histopathological evaluation are the only ways to establish a definite diagnosis of a bone tumour. Bone biopsies are also used to evaluate bone tissue abnormalities characteristic of certain ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-3: Ampoules are small, hermetically sealed glass or plastic containers which may contain medication for parenteral administration or semen for insemination. Pramalon and Ondansetron are antiemetics that are available ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    Granulomatous meningoencephalitis (GME) is an idiopathic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system of dogs and less commonly of cats. It is likely that GME is an autoimmune disease, although infectious and neoplastic ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-2: Steroid responsive meningitis-arteritis (SRMA) is an immune mediated, inflammatory disease of the meninges and associated vasculature that is commonly documented in dogs. SRMA can occur in any breed of dog ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-2: The bone marrow biopsy needle is used to perform biopsies of bone marrow but not the bone. It has a large handle facilitating introduction of the needle into bone and a stylet to prevent tissue coring. PHOTOS ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-5: Neoplasia of the skin and subcutaneous tissues are the most common tumours affecting dogs and there are several different types of neoplasia found in skin. Skin tumours are usually classified histologically ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-5: Many critical illnesses can cause hypoxia to occur and oxygen supplementation may be necessary to improve oxygen delivery and to prevent lactic acidosis. A nasal cannula is the best way to supplement oxygen in ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTO 1: In an emergency clinical examination the first priority is to focus on the efficacy of oxygen delivery and assess the respiratory and cardiac systems. The airway must be cleared of any obstructions and artificial ...
  • Epidurals 
    Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    Epidurals can be used to administer analgesia to the caudal half of the body. Administration of analgesics into the epidural space provides decreased sensory and sympathetic pain. Opiods, phenocyclidines, α-agonists or ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    Blood sampling can be done using a syringe and needle or a vacutainer kit. Blood collection is usually done from the jugular vein, but the cephalic vein may also be used. Blood sampling from the jugular can be done with ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-2: Superficial pyoderma is a superficial bacterial infection of hair follicles and surrounding epidermis. It is usually secondary to an underlying cause such as allergies and endocrine diseases. Superficial ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-2: Osteosarcoma is the most prevalent primary bone neoplasm in dogs. These neoplasms are mostly malignant and may cause death due to local infiltration or metastasis. They especially metastasize to the lungs in ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    Dogs are commonly bitten by snakes on the head and front legs. Factors affecting the toxicity of the snake bite include the victim’s size, pre-existing health, the site of the bite and the time between the bite and medical ...
  • Van Schoor, Mirinda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies (2010-11-05)
    PHOTOS 1-3: A syringe driver is a type of infusion pump that are used in hospitals to administer small amounts of medication to a patients. PHOTOS 4-5: Infusion pumps are used in the ICU to administer fluid or medication ...

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