Er Reproduction Part 5: Postpartum Emergencies

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Er Reproduction Part 5: Postpartum Emergencies

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Retained placenta can predispose to ______.
    • A. 

      Metritis

    • B. 

      Dystocia

    • C. 

      Toxemia

    • D. 

      Postpartum depression

  • 2. 
    Select the signs of retained placenta.
    • A. 

      Foul smelling discharge

    • B. 

      Fever

    • C. 

      Vomiting

    • D. 

      Anorexia

    • E. 

      Lethargy

    • F. 

      Toxemia

    • G. 

      Possible death

    • H. 

      Funny how there's no mention of the placenta still being there.

  • 3. 
    What do the treatments of dystocia and retained placenta have in common?
    • A. 

      Ecobolic agents

    • B. 

      Surgical intervention ASAP

    • C. 

      Systemic disease treatment

    • D. 

      Shock treatment

  • 4. 
    _____ is a bacterial uterine infection that develops immediately after parturition and occasionally after abortion/non-sterile insemination.
    • A. 

      Metritis

    • B. 

      Dystocia

    • C. 

      Retained placenta

    • D. 

      Pyometra

  • 5. 
    What can we say about the signs and symptoms of metritis?
    • A. 

      Pretty much the same as retained placenta

    • B. 

      Just an infected uterus

    • C. 

      Puppies die during parturition

    • D. 

      Low WBC count

  • 6. 
    ______ is recommended for the treatment of metritis.
    • A. 

      Ovariohysterectomy

    • B. 

      Hysterectomy

    • C. 

      Prostaglandin

    • D. 

      Dextrose

  • 7. 
    Postpartum hemorrhage is caused by the rupture of _______, uterine rupture, bleeding from _____sites or coagulation disorders.
    • A. 

      Uterine vessels, placental

    • B. 

      Uterine horns, placental

    • C. 

      Uterine horns, vaginal

    • D. 

      Uterine horns, uterine

  • 8. 
    Transfusion may be necessary to treat postpartum hemorrhage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    IV fluid therapy is used in postpartum hemorrhage to treat _____.
    • A. 

      Shock and fluid loss

    • B. 

      Shock

    • C. 

      Fluid loss

    • D. 

      Thirst

  • 10. 
    When does mastitis occur?
    • A. 

      Upon lactation

    • B. 

      It coinciides with retained placenta

    • C. 

      If still-birth occurs

    • D. 

      When you don't keep your herd clean. Shame on you.

  • 11. 
    Select the options involved in treating mild mastitis.
    • A. 

      Antibiotics

    • B. 

      Warm compresses

    • C. 

      Milking out affected glands daily

    • D. 

      Anti-inflammatories

    • E. 

      IV fluids

  • 12. 
    Severe mastitis exhibits........
    • A. 

      Abscessed or necrotic gland

    • B. 

      Enlarged gland

    • C. 

      Hard and painful gland

    • D. 

      Very high levels of WBC in the California mastitis test

  • 13. 
    _____ is characterized by the loss of calcium through lactation which exceeds the absorption from the gut and the mobilization from bones. 
    • A. 

      Eclampsia

    • B. 

      Postparturient hypercalcemia

    • C. 

      Hypocalemia

    • D. 

      Milk fever

  • 14. 
    Select the signs of eclampsia.
    • A. 

      Restlessness/panting/pacing

    • B. 

      Whining

    • C. 

      Salivation

    • D. 

      Tremors/muscle spasms

    • E. 

      Tachycardia/brick red MM

    • F. 

      Stiffness

    • G. 

      Contracting pupils

    • H. 

      Seizures

    • I. 

      Death

  • 15. 
    Oral calcium should be used before whelping to prevent eclampsia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Uterine prolaps occurs within the first ______ hours postpartum.
    • A. 

      48

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      30

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