Tech-Special Procedures(Abdominocentesis)

  1. Aspiration of fluid from the abdominal cavity
    abdominocentesis
  2. Dx:HUA
    • hemoabdomin
    • uroabdomin
    • ascites
  3. 90% of the time hemoabdomin is due to
    • hemangiosarcoma rupture
    • rupture on spleen
  4. causes of urine in the abdomin:RHBU
    • rupture
    • hit by car
    • bloack
    • unblocking a block
  5. Ascites indicates
    heart or liver disease
  6. What is used to obtain fluid once the animal is shaven and given lidocaine?
    single needle or IV catheter
  7. What may be used to help facilitate the removal of fluid?
    fenestrated catheter
  8. Post-procedure monitoring:VPACBM
    • vitals
    • pain
    • abdominal distention
    • continued bleeding
    • bruising of centesis site
    • measure the abdomin continuously
Author
heather.dundas
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Tech-Special Procedures(Abdominocentesis)
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vti
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