Case 7

Case 7

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Jun 03, 2011
By dvm360.com staff

QUESTION 1

Determining whether your patient is vomiting or regurgitating is the first step in the work up since it will help you build your rule out list and plan your next diagnostic step.

For each clinical sign, choose whether it seems most consistent with vomiting or regurgitation.

a) Food passively falls out of the mouth

Vomiting

Regurgitation

b) The act is preceded by salivation or restlessness

Vomiting

Regurgitation

c) Bile is noted in the expelled material

Vomiting

Regurgitation

d) Undigested food is brought up

Vomiting

Regurgitation

e) Active, forceful expulsion is noted

Vomiting

Regurgitation

 

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