Bandaging

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Bandaging

So when the doctor wants you to wrap a dog's leg, you don't have to *completely* fake your way through.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bandages are used for
    • A. 

      Preventing wound contamination

    • B. 

      Debridement

    • C. 

      Maintaining a moist wound environment

    • D. 

      Applying pressure

    • E. 

      Immobilization of tissues

    • F. 

      Reducing swelling

  • 2. 
    When wrapping a bandage, you should always work:
    • A. 

      Proximal to distal

    • B. 

      Distal to proximal

    • C. 

      Lateral to medial

    • D. 

      Medial to lateral

  • 3. 
    How much should you overlap your layers when wrapping a bandage?
    • A. 

      Just enough to touch the last layer

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 4. 
    What is the Modified Robert-Jones used for?
    • A. 

      Forelimbs

    • B. 

      Hindlimbs

    • C. 

      Provide minimal support

    • D. 

      Prevent weight bearing

    • E. 

      Prevent/reduce swelling

  • 5. 
    What are the layers of a Modified Robert-Jones (from inside to outside)
    • A. 

      Rolled gauze, stirrups, cast padding, vetwrap

    • B. 

      Stirrups, rolled gauze, cast padding, vetwrap

    • C. 

      Stirrups, cast padding, rolled gauze, vetwrap

    • D. 

      Cast padding, rolled gauze, stirrups, vetwrap

  • 6. 
    Robert-Jones are used for
    • A. 

      Distal limb fractures

    • B. 

      Proximal limb fractures

    • C. 

      Have less roll cotton than a modified robert-jones

    • D. 

      Have more roll cotton than a modified robert-jones

  • 7. 
    Preformed splints
    • A. 

      Are designed for a specific position on the limb

    • B. 

      Can be used interchangably for any distal limb fracture

    • C. 

      Can be made of glass

    • D. 

      Always have to be specially made for the patient

  • 8. 
    When considering molded splints, what are the advantages of plaster of paris (vs fiberglass)
    • A. 

      Cheaper

    • B. 

      Lighter

    • C. 

      Dries faster

    • D. 

      Water soluble

  • 9. 
    What is false about splints?
    • A. 

      The splint must extend well beyond the area it is to support

    • B. 

      Padding must extend beyond the splint

    • C. 

      You must always leave the toes showing

    • D. 

      Too much padding will result in loss of stability

  • 10. 
    A spica splint is used for:
    • A. 

      Distal limb fractures

    • B. 

      To prevent weight bearing on a pelvic limb

    • C. 

      To prevent weight bearing on a thoracic limb

    • D. 

      Stabilization of the humerus and femur

  • 11. 
    This is a
    • A. 

      Modified robert-jones

    • B. 

      Velpeau

    • C. 

      Thomas-schroeder

    • D. 

      Ehmer

  • 12. 
    Casts are
    • A. 

      Rare

    • B. 

      Only for non-displaced, simple transverse fractures

    • C. 

      For fractures below the elbow/stifle

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    This dog has on:
    • A. 

      Velpeau sling

    • B. 

      Ehmer sling

    • C. 

      Spica splint

    • D. 

      Robinson sling

  • 14. 
    This dog is wearing
    • A. 

      Velpeau sling

    • B. 

      Ehmer sling

    • C. 

      Robinson sling

  • 15. 
    what would you use to immobilize a fracture of the scapula?
    • A. 

      Modified robert jones

    • B. 

      Ehmer

    • C. 

      Cast

    • D. 

      Velpeau

  • 16. 
    You should change a bandage at LEAST
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Twice weekly

    • C. 

      Weekly

    • D. 

      Monthly

  • 17. 
    You should change the bandage immediately if:
    • A. 

      There is strikethrough

    • B. 

      Wet

    • C. 

      Soiled

    • D. 

      Bandage is causing a sore

    • E. 

      Malodorous

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