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Journal February 2013 (Vol 34, No 2)

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NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome by Angela Randels , CVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)

1. Which of the following meets the criteria for SIRS in a dog?
2. The five primary signs of inflammation are
3. Noninfectious insults that can predispose a patient to developing SIRS include all of the following except
4. Which of the following biomarkers is not being investigated as a potential diagnostic aid for SIRS and sepsis?
5. Which of the following is mostly likely to be a “second hit”?
6. The consequences of SIRS do not include
7. Which of the following is not a common reason why anemia is often seen in SICs?
8. Which of the following parameters can be used to monitor microcirculation?
9. Sepsis patients may develop _______ hyperlactatemia.
10. A normal Scvo2 is
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