22 Pancreatitis exercises

Challenge Exercises

Dogs and cats

  • What hints would lead you to primary vs secondary GI causes of vomiting?
  • Investigate the theories related to different causes of pancreatitis
  • Use the damnit scheme to create a list of potential causes of pancreatitis
  • Why is vitamin B12 so important?
  • Why is feeding cats so important?
  • How does ultrasound help with pancreatitis diagnosis? radiographs? Can we use CT?
  • Is pancreatitis likely to recur?
  • What foods are highest risk?
  • How is chronic pancreatitis linked to diabetes?
  • Why is chronic pancreatitis so hard to diagnose?

Do other animals get pancreatitis? What are the causes and signs?



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