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About the Bad Stuff


We all hope our horses will never find themselves in a state of injury or illness, but it does happen. What do you know about "The Bad Stuff"? Take this quiz and find out. I'll score your quiz and return the results to you via email. Have fun!


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Which of the following should be administered to a horse sustaining a deep wire laceration?
tetanus antitoxin
rabies vaccine
staphylococcus vaccine

Which of the following is typified by blood spurting from a wound in pulses equal to the heartbeat?
venous bleeding
arterial bleeding
capillary bleeding

When a horse has colic, which of the following shouldn't you do?
offer him warmed water
allow him to roll to relieve abdominal discomfort
keep him on his feet and walking, but not to the point of exhaustion

"Proud flesh" is the occasional result of ...
first intention healing
stitches
excessive granulation

Although exact location will influence the characteristics of any wound, in general which of the following types of wounds is likely to bleed the most?
laceration
puncture wound
incised wound

What is the maximum amount of time a tourniquet may be applied to control a heavily-bleeding leg wound before the tourniquet should be removed or temporarily loosened to restore circulation?
5 minutes
15 minutes
45 minutes

Which of the following may actually retard wound healing?
topical application of strong iodine
topical application of normal saline solution
administration of systemic antibiotics

Which of the following would be least likely to be administered to a horse experiencing an acute laminitis attack?
anti-inflammatory
antihistamine
antibiotics

Wounds on which area of the horse's body are most likely to develop "proud flesh"?
neck
lower legs
upper legs

Which type of wound is most likely to become infected?
puncture
contusion
abrasion

Your comments please or suggestions for future quiz topics


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