Definition: A state of physical, mental, & social well-being
BAR= Bright, Alert, & Responsive
Physical visualizations can give a sign of a healthy or a sick animal
INTRODUCTION TO DISEASE
Definition: any deviation from or interruption of the normal structure & function of any body part, organ or system that is manifested by a characteristic set of symptoms & signs & whose etiology, pathology, a& prognosis may be known or unknown
Prognosis- what the outcome is going to be
(look for nerves not working; digestive is not passing food; Coughing, sneezing)
DISEASE: Two out of the three items below must be present for disease to exist.
Signs & symptoms
**MUST KNOW WHATS NORMAL**
Subjective evidence- what a patient expresses/ base of personal experience so it varies with everyone & therefore can’t be measured
Tired, nauseous, headache, lethargic, dizzy, tingling
Objective evidence- things we can measure
Temp 102.3 F, 3 mm ulceration, vomit
Just like predators, rather than go for the outside go from inside
**MOST ARE GOOD**
Normal Flora=bacteria normally living in us trying to get rid of dangerous bacteria
helobactine-causes stomach ulcers
Rabies, Distemper, HIV, FeLV, H1N1
Can’t replicate on their own unless they invade a host cell
Best behave viruses don’t kill the host
**MOST ARE OUR FRIENDS**
Cuts, breaks, burns, sprains
Poisonous plants, venomous animals, heavy metals
Spread of infectious disease
Zoonotic- transmission from animal to humans
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