SUZIE – 27789
Safe - 5-15-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 5/15/18 Suzie has a femoral fracture but is still as sweet as can be! Please help her today @MACC! Meet Suzie: Suzie the sweetheart was possibly hit by a car. She has a femoral fracture but remains in high spirits and is as affectionate as ever! Please help this sweet girl today @MACC! SUSIE was brought in because someone thought she was hit by a car. She is not able to put weight on her left hind leg and needs further medical exam and xray to determine if there is a fracture. She may have a broken femur. Please help this kitty today.
Vet Notes: 10:11 AM
-BAR, friendly and hyperaffectionate, euphoric secondary to simbadol
-mm pk, sl tacky
-no nasal discharge or sneezing
-OU: open and clear
-eupnic, purring loudly
-toe touching LH lameness
1. L spiral femoral fx
-recommend surgical stabilization vs amputation after placement
Vet Notes: 3:34 PM
2 view pelvis, pelvic limb radiographs
Good alignment; vertebrae are aligned appropriately with no evidence of fractures, displacement or decreased intervertebral space. left femur contains a caudomedially displaced comminuted fracture along the diaphysis. Mild subluxation of the left sacroiliac joint. No other fractures visualized.
L V T Notes: 1:56 PM
Administered 0.1mls Dexdomitor 0.5mg/ml, 0.1mls Butorphanol 10mg/ml IM @ 1:35pm for sedated exam and radiographs. Two view pelvis and left hindlimb rads were taken and reviewed by Rounds DVM. 0.05mls of Antisedan 5mg/ml was administered at 1:50pm for reversal. Patient recovered without incident.
Spay-Neuter Waiver Documentation
Vet Notes: 5:51 PM
[Spay/Neuter Waiver – Medical Condition]
Your newly adopted pet has been diagnosed with AN INJURY and the staff veterinarians are issuing a temporary waiver from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY. Follow up care at your regular veterinarian is recommended to ensure continued treatment. Your veterinarian will advise you if surgical sterilization is appropriate.
Vet Notes: 5:22 PM
distal spiral fracture of left femur, displaced. small mid diaphyseal defect noted.
pelvis not included in rads–will retake tomorrow to rule out pelvic fx
Vet Notes: 5:03 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Microchip noted on Intake?n
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History :possible hbc, stray but caretaker known
Subjective: non weight bearing lhl
Observed Behavior -allows exam social
Evidence of Cruelty seen –
Evidence of Trauma seen –
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: clean teeth
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: female presumed intact
MSI: Ambulatory x –lhl appear broken femur vs tib/fib proximal, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: fracture LHL r/o pelvis
Prognosis: good but may require surgery
Plan: rads. gave simbadol 0.4ml, onsior 0.3 sq
Temporary waiver due to injury
Medical green (allows all handling)
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