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Journal March 2009 (Vol 31, No 3)

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NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Canine Thoracolumbar Intervertebral Disk Disease: Pathophysiology, Neurologic Examination, and Emergency Medical Therapy

1.The normal nucleus pulposus is predominately composed of
2.Which statement is true regarding the cartilaginous end plates?
3.Which statement is false regarding compression of the vertebral column?
4.Which statement characterizes the intercapital ligaments?
5.Which statement regarding disk degeneration is true?
6.Which statement regarding disk herniation is true?
7.Which statement regarding types of spinal cord injury is true?
8.Spinal shock involves
9.An acutely nonambulatory dog with decreased pelvic limb reflexes and normal mentation that regains normal reflexes in a few hours is most likely exhibiting clinical signs of
10.High-dose corticosteroid therapy
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