Animal Cardiac Auscultation Location Quiz
65 Questions
0 Views
3.5 Stars

Animal Cardiac Auscultation Location Quiz

Test your knowledge on the location for cardiac auscultation in animals where the heartbeat can be heard the loudest, including normal heart rates for cats and dogs. Learn about the 5th intercostal space and apex beat.

Created by
@DeadCheapGenre

Questions and Answers

In which part of the thorax can the heart be found?

Cranioventral

Between which ribs can the heart be located?

3rd and 6th/7th

What is the normal heart rate range for dogs?

70-140

What is the best place to place a stethoscope to hear the heartbeat the loudest?

<p>5th intercostal space</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the normal heart rate range for cats?

<p>160-200</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where is the apex beat, where the heart can be felt beating?

<p>6th intercostal space</p> Signup and view all the answers

At which intercostal space is the heart best auscultated in cats and dogs?

<p>5th intercostal space</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why does the normal heart rate range change in anaesthetized patients?

<p>The medications affect the heart rate</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where is the heart located in relation to the elbow?

<p>Behind the elbow</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the significance of the 5th intercostal space for auscultating the heart?

<p>It ensures the heartbeat is loudest</p> Signup and view all the answers

It is recommended to place a stethoscope in the 3rd intercostal space to hear the heartbeat the loudest.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

You can palpate the heart beat at the apex beat where the heart is located behind the elbow.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

In cats, the normal heart rate range is between 160 and 200 beats per minute.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Dogs have a lower normal heart rate range compared to cats, between 70 and 140 beats per minute.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

The normal heart rate ranges for cats and dogs remain constant even when the patient is under anaesthesia.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the cranial direction in relation to the body?

<p>Toward the head</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why do pictures of the heart often appear mirrored?

<p>Because the left side of the heart is on the right in the picture</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the base of the heart?

<p>The widest part of the heart</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the caudal direction in relation to the body?

<p>Toward the tail</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which part of the heart is located at the apex?

<p>The left ventricle</p> Signup and view all the answers

The apex of the heart is located at the base.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The cranial direction is toward the tail of the animal.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Pictures of the heart are always displayed as they would appear in the living animal.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The caudal direction is toward the head of the animal.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The base of the heart is located at the left ventricle.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The ______ of the heart is the widest part of the heart.

<p>base</p> Signup and view all the answers

The ______ of the heart is the tip of the heart.

<p>apex</p> Signup and view all the answers

The direction toward the head of the animal is known as ______.

<p>cranial</p> Signup and view all the answers

The direction toward the tail of the animal is known as ______.

<p>caudal</p> Signup and view all the answers

Pictures of the heart are often a mirror image, meaning the left side of the heart is on the ______ and the right side is on the ______.

<p>right left</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the muscular walls in the heart?

<p>To coordinate contractions of cardiac muscle to pump blood</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the upper chambers of the heart?

<p>Atria</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of valves in the heart?

<p>To separate the atria from the ventricles</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the lower chambers of the heart?

<p>Ventricles</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of the heart?

<p>To pump blood throughout the body</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the muscular walls in the heart?

<p>To pump blood through the body</p> Signup and view all the answers

What separates the atria from the ventricles?

<p>Valves</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the two upper chambers of the heart?

<p>Atria</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the valves in the heart?

<p>To separate the atria from the ventricles</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the two lower chambers of the heart?

<p>Ventricles</p> Signup and view all the answers

The heart has three atria and two ventricles.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Valves are responsible for pumping blood in the heart.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The atria are the lower chambers of the heart.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The muscular walls of the heart are responsible for separating the atria from the ventricles.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The heart has two upper chambers and three lower chambers.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The heart chambers include two atria, the two upper chambers, and two lower chambers called the ______

<p>ventricles</p> Signup and view all the answers

Valves separate the atria from the ______

<p>ventricles</p> Signup and view all the answers

Muscular walls coordinate contractions of ______ muscle pump of blood

<p>cardiac</p> Signup and view all the answers

The two upper chambers of the heart are called ______

<p>atria</p> Signup and view all the answers

The muscular walls coordinate the contractions of cardiac muscle to pump ______

<p>blood</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the right atrium?

<p>To receive blood from the body and pump it into the ventricles</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the atria?

<p>To receive and pump blood into the ventricles</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the difference between the left and right atria?

<p>The left atrium receives blood from the lungs, and the right atrium receives blood from the body</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens when the atria contract?

<p>Blood is pumped from the atria into the ventricles</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the relation between the atria and ventricles?

<p>The atria pump blood into the ventricles</p> Signup and view all the answers

The heart has three left atria and two right atria

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The atria receive blood from the body and lungs when they are contracted

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The right atrium receives blood from the lungs

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The left atrium pumps blood into the ventricles when contracted

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The heart's chambers include two ventricles at the top and two atria at the base

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Match the atria with their functions:

<p>Right atrium = Receives blood from the body Left atrium = Receives blood from the body</p> Signup and view all the answers

Match the parts of the heart with their locations:

<p>Base = Bottom of the heart Apex = Bottom of the heart</p> Signup and view all the answers

Match the atria with the chambers they pump blood into:

<p>Right atrium = Left ventricle Left atrium = Left ventricle</p> Signup and view all the answers

Match the atria with their sources of blood:

<p>Right atrium = Lungs Left atrium = Body</p> Signup and view all the answers

Match the terms with their definitions:

<p>Atria = Lower chambers of the heart Atrium = Plural form of atria</p> Signup and view all the answers

Use Quizgecko on...
Browser
Browser