ANDREW – A1044158
*SAFE 07/23/15- Meet ANDREW!
Andrew has been a sweet brave hero since he has been with us. He has survived a fracture, abscess, and lameness. Despite his injuries, he was still rated a beginner cat! Please pull from MACC and take to vet!
ANDREW – A1044158
MALE, BLACK / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,3 mos
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition INJ SEVERE Intake Date 07/15/2015, From NY 11418, DueOut Date 07/18/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary BARH scan negative fx on rt front limb, swollen and limping dirty ears cleaned good appt male kitten spoke to Dr 0915 and gave 0.08cc bupren 0.5mg inj and set up bid x 7 days NOSF
fx on rt front limb, swollen and limping
dirty ears cleaned
spoke to Dr 0915 and gave 0.08cc bupren 0.5mg inj and set up bid x 7 days
very swollen RFL upper region. Cannot palpate fracture but likely humeral fx due to location and degree of swelling.
Eating well. BAR no URI signs
a: fx humerus
needs radiographs and probably surgery but good prognosis
gave 0.1ml 5mg/ml meloxicam sq
add clavmox in case of infection
BAR. BCS 4/9. EATING WITH GOOD APPETITE.
PE: EENT WNL, PLN WNL, ORAL EXAM WNL, THORACIC AUSC WNL, ABD PALP WNL, M/S LAMENESS ON RIGHT FORELIMB (TOE TOUCHING LAME), SWELLING AT RIGHT ELBOW — FLUID FILLED, SKIN/HAIR MILD ABRASION OBSERVED AT LATERAL RIGHT ELBOW. INTACT MALE. NOSF.
CLEANED LATERAL ASPECT OF RIGHT ELBOW WITH NOLVASAN AND ALCOHOL — #15 BLADE USED TO MAKE LANCE — COPIOUS PURULENT MATERIAL FLUSHED FROM RIGHT ELBOW
DIAGNOSIS — ABSCESS AT RIGHT ELBOW
PROVIDED 0.3ML BAYTRIL IM AT TIME OF EXAM AND CONTINUING FOR NEXT 7 DAYS. CONTINUE WITH CLAVAMOX AND BUPRNEX AS PREVIOUSLY PRESCRIBED.
PROGNOSIS IS FAIR TO GOOD
Previously draines rt elbow abscess is not draining this morning
Removed hair around site, cleansed and applied vetericyn
Pain is under control
Add Clavamox for broader spectrum
Reaction to assessor: Andrew immediately comes soliciting at the front of the cage.
Reaction to door opening: Andrew remains at the front of the cage, soft and relaxed, soliciting attention.
Reaction to touch: Andrew rubs on the assessor’s hand and appreciates petting on the head and body.
Reaction to Being Picked up: Allows the pickup and remains calm.
Placement determination: Beginner
Andrew interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting.
This cat can go to a beginner home.
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