WIND – A1101829
Safe - 1-20-2017 Brooklyn
Pretty 4Month Old WIND Needs Your Help Today @BACC – WIND has a possible femoral fracture and cannot put weight on left hind limb – needs full medical eval to assess injuries – please help!!
Wind – A1101829, Stray, 4 Months Old, Black/White DSH, Female, 4.1 lbs.
Intake condition INJ SEVERE Intake Date 01/20/2017, From NY 11208, DueOut Date 01/23/2017
BARH – nervous/injured but allowed full exam
Non-ambulatory x4. Will not bear weight on LF limb; bears minimal weight on RR. Shows signs of pain with excess handling
Suspect left humeral fracture (closed) based on palpation. Painful on palpation; mild swelling at region. Minimal withdrawl at LF limb
Distal RR palpates WNL but suspect coxofemoral luxation vs pelvic/acetabular fracture vs proximal femoral fracture – laxity present at CF joint; femur appears caudally displaced. Withdrawl present at hind limbs bilaterally.
Medial aspect of RR limb (tarsus and metatarsal region) has linear abrasions
EENT: NND; Eyes clear OU; Clean AU. Decid dentition
Pale pink mm; <2 CRT
H/L auscults WNL
BCS 3-4/9; AA
A: 4 mo FI DSH
1. Suspect L humeral fracture (closed)
2. Suspect coxofemoral luxation vs pelvic fx vs femoral fx
No evidence of systemic disease
Gave buprenorphine 0.3 mg/ml 0.12 ml SQ once
Continue above dose buprenorphine OTM BID x 5 days
Reco NH placement ASAP for sedated rads +/- surgery
Prognosis likely good with surgical intervention
CTM while at BACC
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