The ICU in a Veterinary Hospital


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The ICU is the:

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1. What kind of patient is most likely to be found in an ICU?

2. A patient with a critical cardiac condition will most appropriately undergo which of the following in an ICU:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set allow you to assess your knowledge about the items found in an ICU and what occurs there. For you to pass the quiz, you need to understand topics such as what ICU stands for and what a patient's medical chart contains.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize this worksheet and corresponding quiz to evaluate your understanding of the following:

  • Definition of ICU
  • Type of patient commonly found in a veterinary ICU
  • Term for the device that delivers fluids into a patient's vein
  • Information included on a patient's medical chart
  • Procedure performed on a cardiac patient residing in the ICU

Skills Practiced

You will practice these skills when you use the quiz and worksheet:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of instruments used inside a veterinary ICU
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the patients who reside in the ICU from the corresponding lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the types of information in a patient's medical chart

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic by visiting the lesson, The ICU in a Veterinary Hospital. It looks at these following topics:

  • The meaning of cardiac, IV and ECG
  • The purpose of the ICU
  • What happens in the ICU
  • Who works in a veterinary ICU