By John J. Pilch
The duty of reading the Bible — which was once written by means of and to humans residing in very various cultural contexts from modern Western society — can appear huge. the other is usually precise: humans can simply fail to remember that learning the Bible is one of those cross-cultural come upon, as an alternative interpreting their very own cultural assumptions into biblical texts.In A Cultural guide to the Bible John Pilch bridges this cultural divide via translating vital social recommendations and using them to biblical texts. in brief, available chapters Pilch discusses sixty-three issues regarding the cosmos, the earth, individuals, kinfolk, language, human recognition, God and the spirit international, and leisure. Pilch's clean interpretations of the Bible problem conventional perspectives and discover subject matters usually ignored in commentaries. every one bankruptcy concludes with a listing of important references from cultural anthropology or bible study, making this ebook an exceptional source for...
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Shown here is a dog with right-sided heart failure and its caudal vena cava as it passes through the diaphragm (CVC) and the liver with overly distended hepatic veins (HV) draining into the CVC. 2 in chapters 11 and 16, respectively). 10A, B, and E). 2). 2 5 T he A bdominal FA S T 3 ( A FA S T 3 ) E xam Once the acquisition of the gallbladder kissing the diaphragm view is mastered, the sonographer should add on the right-sided cardiac volume status evaluation by generally directing the probe slightly downward (in some patients slightly upward) toward the table top (right lateral recumbency).
Don’t sweat questionable small pockets of free fluid. Serially repeat the AFAST3 exam at least a second time four hours later. Repeat AFAST3 serially in four hours post-admission (sooner as clinical course dictates), or after resuscitation and rehydration. org) as standard of care. The AFAST3-applied Abdominal Fluid Scoring System The abdominal fluid scoring system was purposely named such and not the “hemorrhage” scoring system to avoid the system being type-casted for only hemorrhage. The name, however, seems to have prevented its routine use in trauma despite its documented ability to semi-quantitate volume of hemorrhage.
3. The diaphragmatico-hepatic view is part of both the AFAST3 and TFAST3 exams. (A) The image shows a DH view into the thorax of a dog revealing pericardial effusion (PCE). (B) The same image as in (A) but labeled with arrows showing the borders to the circular rim of contained pericardial fluid (PCE) within the pericardial sac (called the “race track sign” by the author). The liver (LIV) and heart are labeled. In most clinically relevant cases of PCE, the DH view will be diagnostic. In contrast, (C) and (D) show pleural effusion in a cat.