COMMON – 9871
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COMMON – 9871
**NEEDS VET CARE ASAP, POSSIBLY HIT BY CAR**
3 Years Old, Small Black and Brown Mix, Male, 17 lbs, Stray 10/16/17
Medical: DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: ~3 years; Microchip noted on Intake? negative; History : stray. Possibly hit by car. Finder saw him bleeding and dragging his hindlimbs; Subjective: BARH; Observed Behavior – very sweet. He is painful but tolerated full exam. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures; Objective
P = wnl R = ~40bpm ; BCS 5/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted; Oral Exam: adult dentition with mild dental tartar, no oral lesions noted; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic, panting; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: MI, 2 testicles descended; MSI: Ambulatory x 3 with LHL non-weight bearing lameness, HL are both swollen around thighs, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, multiple small ~0.5-3cm abrasions diffusely, especially around HLs and some on face CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment:; Possibly hit by car; Non-weight bearing LHL lameness; Multiple fresh abrasions diffusely; Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC; Hydromorphone 0.1mg/kg IM BID x5d until 10/21; Rimdayl 4.4mg/kg PO SID x5d until 10/21; Sedate with dexdomitor 10mcg/kg + butorphanol 0.2mg/kg IV with antisedan reversal for rads; 2 view CXR-mild pneumothorax with pulmonary contusions
2 view pelvis and HLs-fractured right acetabulum and pubic symphysis, avulsion of left SI, no longbone fractures noted, soft tissue swelling in HL bilaterally; 2 view AXR-no obvious bladder noted but did not appear to have decreased detail in abdomen from free fluid, no other abnormalities noted; Passed 5F RR catheter and withdrew 10cc dark red fluid suspect hematuria; Rec movement to external hospital for close monitoring; Prognosis: fair with proper medical treatment; SURGERY: temporary waiver from surgery due to injury
A staff member writes: Common was found dragging his back legs and bleeding and appears to have possibly been hit by a car. He currently has a pneumothorax, HBC, and multiple pelvic fractures and will need emergency stabilization at an overnight vet to monitor his breathing. He will need surgical repair for his fractures once he has stabilized.
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