not digested food
Hx taking should include:V/R,D,P,C,AED,D,DI,ED,M,V,D,GC,OS
- v+ vs. regurgitation
- assoc. w/ eating or drinking
- dietary indescretion
- exposure to disease
- general condition
- other symptoms
Common GI tx:HPPAAAFNP
- h2 blockers
- proton pump inhibitors
- nutritional support(bland diet)
What tx reduces acid secretionsand blocks histamine from binding to the parietal cells in the stomach?
Name some h2 blockers:C/T,R/Z,F/P
Name a proton pump inhibitor:O/P
What tx may affect the absorption of other drugs?
Name a protectant:S
Name 2 anti-emetics:MC/C,M/R
- maropitant citrate (Cerenia)
How many causes are there for v+ and d+?
What is acid reflux or ingestion of irritant?
What is foreign body or food,tumor, and stricture?
Name an example of a motility problem
Megaesophagus can be _ or _
Megaesophagus is the lack of effective esophageal peristalsis leading to dilation,_(PRAA)_,_.
- chronic regurgitation
- wt loss
- stunted growth
radiographs with barium
- elevated feeding
- small meals throughout day
- motility agents(Reglan)
- gastrotomy tubes
poor no cure
Why should we check under the tongue of cats during a physical exam?
to look for string that could cause a foreign body
Where are most foreign bodies found?