Enter Your Practice Information

Yes No

Yes No


Welcome to the all-new Vetlearn

  • What’s new on Vetlearn?
  • The latest issues of Compendium and
    Veterinary Technician
  • New CE articles for veterinarians and technicians
  • Expert advice on practice management
  • Care guides on more than 400 subjects
    to give to your clients
  • And more!

To access Vetlearn, you must first sign in or register.


Become a Member

Journal December 2012 (Vol. 34, No. 12)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Aspiration Pneumonia in Dogs: Pathophysiology, Prevention, and Diagnosis by Heidi M. Schulze , DVM, DACVECC, Louisa J. Rahilly , DVM, DACVECC

1. Which of the following conditions must be met before an ETW is performed?
2. Medical conditions that predispose dogs to aspiration pneumonia include
3. The pulmonary pathology of aspiration pneumonitis/pneumonia includes
4. According to recent canine studies of preanesthetic fasting times, water can be offered up until _______ hour(s) before anesthetic induction.
5. Which history or physical examination finding is typically seen with aspiration pneumonia?
6. Common causative agents of aspiration pneumonia include
7. Which of the following lung lobes is classically affected in aspiration pneumonia?
8. The pathophysiology of aspiration pneumonitis includes which process?
9. The etiologic agent(s) of aspiration pneumonia commonly
10. Which medication has been shown to reduce the incidence of gastric reflux in dogs under general anesthesia?
Stay on top of all our latest content — sign up for the Vetlearn newsletters.
  • More