This book provides concise yet comprehensive information about anesthetic equipment, anesthetic and analgesic drugs and techniques, and monitoring. Particular emphasis is placed on indications and contraindications for drugs and techniques. Anesthesia with concurrent conditions and for chronic pain is also covered. Text boxes in each section contain key points.
Veterinary students, veterinary technician students, anesthesiology residents, practicing small animal veterinarians and non-veterinarian researchers will find this book invaluable.
"Effectively dispels the notion that 'one size fits all' anesthetic regimes
or techniques can be used on every patient, and will enhance the reader's knowledge
and thus ability to safely anesthetize animals, whilst also providing for their
Alicia Karas, Foreword writer.
Table of contents
1 Anesthesia Equipment;
4 Preoperative Preparation;
6 Induction Agents and TIVA;
8 Local Anesthetic Techniques;
13 Clinical Techniques;
14 Special Concerns;
15 Sample Protocols;
Appendix 1 Introduction to Physical Medicine and its Role in Recovery;
Appendix 2 Euthanasia;
Appendix 3 Generic and trade names with source of drugs and / or equipment;
Appendix 4 Conversions