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1. Which deficit listed below is NOT typically observed with a forebrain lesion?
Disorientation or confusion
Circling toward side of the lesion
Loss of learned behavior
Loss of facial sensation
Altered gag reflex
2. Which of the following is NOT a reason why the menace response could be absent when there is no forebrain lesion?
Patient has SARDS
Facial nerve paralysis
Anti-epileptic drug side-effect
Insufficient menacing gesture by examiner
Very anxious or painful patient
3. Which of the following is NOT a behavior that could be associated with a structural lesion in the left forebrain?
Standing with dorsum of distal right pelvic limb touching ground (knuckled over)
Bumping into things
Compulsive circling to the left
No longer greeting the owner
4. Which of the following are NOT useful in making an assessment about the likelihood of a structural lesion as the cause of a dog’s seizure?
Neurological exam findings
5. What is likelihood of a structural lesion as the cause of the seizure when the onset of the first time seizure is 7 years of age.
6. Which of the following medications has the fewest side-effects and organ toxicities?
7. Which of the following medications is the least appropriate for pulse therapy?
8. Which of the following is true regarding seizure medications?
Acepromazine is unacceptable sedative in epileptic dogs
A placebo may reduce the number of seizures by as much as 79%
90% of canine epileptic patients will have good seizure control
Most dogs on phenobarbital or bromide are seizure-free and without side-effect
Gabapentin is unacceptable for pulse therapy
9. Which of the following breeds is at increased risk for brain tumors?
10. Which of the following is not a useful physical exam maneuver in assessing a seizure patient for a structural brain lesion?
Paw flip test