Proper Animal Handling and Restraint

Proper Animal Handling and Restraint - Test

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  1. Interpreting a patient’s body language is an essential tool in planning the use of proper restraint techniques for a patient.

  2. Choosing an effective restraint method for your patient, should have no baring on its disposition.

  3. A truly frightened patient will never become aggressive, therefore no additional restraint techniques will be necessary.

  4. Redirected aggression is the safest form of animal aggression to deal with.

  5. Proper Patient Restraint is geared at keeping a patient under control using the safest and most effective means of physical, chemical and / or psychological methods. This process helps maintain the safety of both the patient and the animal care team..

  6. Animals should be restrained by?

  7. Restraint safety and success are much more likely when personnel strive to reduce actions that the animal may view as threatening or aggressive. Adversarial handling typically increases the probability of the animal becoming aggressive or attempting to escape.

  8. Animals are particularly likely to react to handling of certain body regions , these include;

  9. Always use the least amount of restraint necessary for the procedure and invade the animals “intimate Space as little as possible"

  10. Most injuries to humans occur during restraint because

  11. The most effective way to restrain a feline is scruffing

  12. Body language communicated by the animal can demonstrate clearly how it feels toward other animals, people, and its surroundings

  13. In NY State, when an rabies vector species bites a human, these cases must be reported to the NY State Department of Health

  14. What consideration should be taken into account when planning a restraint procedure?

  15. Cat bags allow the handler multiple areas and methods to treat felines.

  16. It is ok to use muzzles in situations where a patient has chest injuries and for extended periods.

  17. Elizabethan Collars can be an effective protective barrier to assist in restraining a patient?

  18. Rabies poles should be used as a first line of defense with any aggressive patient..

  19. The first step towards appropriate restraint is recognizing behavior cues.

  20. Not every dog will respond in the same way to handling and restraint. Above all else, rough handling should always be avoided as this may lead even a good dog to bite in an attempt to defend itself.

  21. Which of the following is an appropriate technique when attempting to restrain a canine patient.

  22. One of the most important restraint tools is an experienced veterinary professional

  23. A number of factors are involved in triggering aggression and / or escape responses in animals. The most common include; Fear, Pain, punishment, and excessive physical contact

  24. Most animals show fear and/ or defensive aggression because they find some aspect of the processes threatening.

  25. The proper way to approach a dog is to be direct, frontal approach, making full eye contact, while leaning over and reaching out a hand over the dog’s head.