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Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:12 AM
Because I had my masters in Biotechnologie it was easy for me

If you got stuck I hope this will help
Have fun ....

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:14 AM
Beginner

Patient 1: Crocodile
Name: Yusmary
Symptoms: Lethargic, not moving

Questions:
1. How is her appetite?
2. Has she been coming into the barn at night?
3. Has she been active?

Collect blood from tail.
Use gauge on chest to use stethoscope
IV fluids from tail
IV meds: antibiotics

Diagnosis: Pneumonia

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:17 AM
Beginner

Patient 2: Baby Elephant

Name: Harrison
Symptoms: Not eating, inactive

Questions:
1. Has he been eating normally the past few days?
2. How was he yesterday?
3. When did his diarrhea start?

Use ultrasound on the abdomen
IV meds: Anti-inflammatory
IV meds: antibiotics
IV fluids from back leg

Diagnosis: Colic

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:20 AM
Beginner

Patient 4: Grizzly Bear
Name: Teddy
Symptoms: Cut on left hind leg

Questions:
1. Do you know how it happened?
2. When did this happen?
3. Was there any bleeding?

Shave the hind legs
Listen to his chest
Gauze on the bleeding vessels
IV fluids front leg
Clean the wound with saline
Ligature around the blood vessels
Close the wound
IV meds: Anti-inflammatory

Diagnosis: Infected laceration

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:22 AM
Beginner

Patient 5: Giant panda

Name: Xi Hua
Symptoms: Hair loss

Questions:
1. What is the problem you are seeing with the female giant panda?
2. Have there been any changes recently in how she is being kept?
3. Does the male giant panda appear to be having any problems?

Biopsy the hairless area around the eyes
Oral med: Anti-parasite medication

Diagnosis: Demodectic mange

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:23 AM
Beginner

Patient 6: Baby Chimp

Name: Janie Mae
Symptoms: Not walking, swollen joints

Questions
1. Has she started to crawl around on her own yet?
2. Is she eating on her own yet?
3. Is she the only animal in the group with this problem?

X-ray legs
Blood syringe on her hind leg
Vitamin D with medical syringe
Oral med: Vitamin D

Diagnosis: Rickets

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:25 AM
Veterinary Apprentice

Patient 1: Elephant

Name: Ellie
Symptoms: Swelling on left cheek

Questions:
1. Has she been behaving normally the past few days?
2. Have you seen her rubbing at her face?
3. Have you seen any liquid draining from the swollen area?

Thermometer in the dung
Test syringe on rear leg
Bacterial swap on the swollen area
Sponge the swollen area
Warm compress on the swollen area
Topical med on the swollen area

Diagnosis: Blocked temporal gland

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:27 AM
Veterinary Apprentice

Patient 2: Zebra

Name: Loni
Symptoms: Limping

Questions:
1. How has she been acting lately?
2. What can you tell me about her lameness?
3. Are you seeing any problems with any of the other zebras in the herd?

Thermometer on the rear
Medicine syringe on the back
Oral meds: Anti-inflammatory

Diagnosis: Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:29 AM
Veterinary Apprentice

Patient3: Eagle

Name: Margaret
Symptoms: Not eating

Questions:
1. How has she been acting lately?
2. Has she had any problems in the past?
3. What is her diet?

Thermometer in the rear
Blood test on the leg
X-ray anterior
Palpation glove: Tongue
Bacterial swab on tongue
Oral meds: antibiotics
Scalpel to remove necrotic tissue

Diagnosis: Oral trichomoniasis

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:31 AM
Veterinary Apprentice

Patient 4: Komodo dragon

Name: Terletak
Symptoms: Crouches often, reluctant to walk

Questions:
1. When did the patient start to behave differently?
2. Does she go outside?
3. What are you feeding her?

X-ray posterior
Blood test on tail
Stool test on rear
Glove on lower jar
IV meds: Calcium supplement
Oral meds: Calcium supplement
IV fluids on tail

Diagnosis: Calcium deficiency

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:35 AM
Veterinary Apprentice

Patient 6: Sumatran tiger

Name: Maja
Symptoms: Limping

Questions:
1. When did you notice her limping?
2. Have you seen her jumping or playing rough recently?
3. How is her appetite?

X-ray left rear leg
Nail trimmers to shorten ingrown nail
Tissue forceps to take out the nail
Antiseptic wipe
Topical medication: antibiotics
Medial syringe: Antibiotics
Medical syringe: pain medication

Diagnosis: Ingrown claw


 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:36 AM
Veterinary Intern

Patient 1: Gorilla

Name: Agaseke
Symptoms: Difficulty chewing

Questions:
1. What seems to be the trouble?
2. Does he otherwise seem OK?
3. Does it happen with all kinds of feed?

Dental speculum for mouth
X-ray head
Cut the gums at the base of the tooth with scalpel
Extractor to remove the tooth
Suture the gums incision
Medical syringe: Anti-inflammatory

Diagnosis: Abscessed tooth

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:42 AM
Veterinary Intern

Patient 3: Zebra

Name: Hildebrandt
Symptoms: Trouble eating

Questions:
1. Is this the only zebra dropping food?
2. Does she drop hay or grain or both?
3. Can she drink water normally?

Scale the zebra
Blood test back legs
Stool test on rear
Dental speculum on mouth
Dental float
Medication syringe: pain medication

Diagnosis: Dental hooks

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:45 AM
Veterinary Intern

Patient 4: Polar bear

Name: Opa
Symptoms: Lame lag

Questions:
1. When did the patient start to limp?
2. Is he interacting with the other bears?
3. How has his appetite been?

X-ray front right foot
Blood test rear leg
Clotting test on front leg
Hair clippers on the shave area
Antiseptic wipe on surgical area
Tissue forceps on broken bone
Biopsy tool on the broken bone
Suture the incision
Oral meds: pain relief

Diagnosis: Carpal fracture

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:48 AM
Veterinary Intern

Patient 5: Sea otter

Name: Irene
Symptoms: Unknown wounds on tail

Questions:
1. How is her appetite?
2. Does she seem itchy on other parts of her body?
3. When did you fist notice this wound?

Antiseptic wipes on wound
Topical medication: antibiotics
IV meds: antibiotics
Medical syringe: Anti-inflammatory

Diagnosis: Tail wound

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 3:57 AM
Junior Veterinarian

Patient 3: Rhinoceros

Name: Gladys
Symptoms: Chronic foot infection

Questions:
1. What is the problem you are seeing with the female black rhinoceros?
2. How often does she seem to be lame?
3. Have you seen any problems with the male rhinoceros in the exhibit?

Palpate right rear foot
Blood test on rear legs
Bacterial swab on back right foot
Medical syringe on left front legs: antibiotics
Oral meds: sedative
X-ray right rear foot
Scalpel to trim necrotic tissue from back foot
Topical medication on back right foot: antibiotics

Diagnosis: Abscessed hoof

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 4:00 AM
Junior Veterinarian

Patient 4: Eagle

Name: Elizabeth
Symptoms: Left wing dragging on ground

Questions:
1. When did you notice a problem?
2. How is her appetite and behavior?
3. Is there anything in the exhibit that she may have hurt herself on?

X-ray left wing
Bacterial swap on wound
Antiseptic wipe on wound
Scalpel on wound
Fracture pins on the bone
Suture the incision
Bandage to wrap the wing
IV fluids on leg
IV med on leg: pain medication

Diagnosis: Bone fracture

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 4:03 AM
Junior Veterinarian

Patient 5: Grizzly bear

Name: Carrie
Symptoms: Hair loss, lack of energy, excessive sleeping

Questions:
1. When did the patient start to behave differently?
2. Have you noticed any changes in her drinking and urinating?
3. When did the hair loss start?

Bacterial swab on the abdomen
Fecal test on rear
Urine test on abdomen
Otoscope on ear
EKG monitor on front leg
Stethoscope on chest: respiration rate: low
Blood test rear leg
Oral medication in food: Synthetic thyroid hormone

Diagnosis: Hypothyroid

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 4:05 AM
Junior Veterinarian

Patient 6: Galapagos tortoise

Name: Adelaide
Symptoms: Foreign object lodged in shell

Questions:
1. When did you first notice the problem?
2. Has there been any change in her behavior?
3. How are the other Galapagos Tortoises doing?

Forceps to remove foreign object
Weight her
Blood test on rear leg
Stool test on rear
IV fluids on front leg
IV meds: antibiotics
Urine test on abdomen
Orogastric tube on mouth

Diagnosis: Toxicity caused by ibuprofen ingestion

 
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Re:Walkthrough Zoo Vet: Endangered animals

[Post New]by vianovaus on Oct 28, 08 4:09 AM
Senior Veterinarian

Patient 2: Chimpanzee

Name: Bose
Symptoms: Nasal discharge, lack of appetite

Questions:
1. How has he been acting recently?
2. Have you noticed any problems with the rest of the chimpanzees?
3. How is the primate staff feeling?

Thermometer on rear, temperature: high
Glove on the leg
Stethoscope on lungs: normal
X-ray anterior
IV fluids via leg
Medical syringe: antibiotics
Blood test on leg
Oral meds: Pain relief

Diagnosis: Flu

 
 
 
 
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