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Small Animal Anesthesia Techniquesby Amanda M. Shelby
Synopses & Reviews
Small Animal Anesthesia Techniques provides a quick reference to protocols for anesthetizing canine, feline, and exotic animal patients in veterinary practice. This portable companion provides complete information on anesthetic procedures, from the basics of pharmacology, physiology, and equipment to handling challenging procedures and the compromised patient. A companion website features videos, images, and worksheets for calculations.
The book offers an overview of the anesthetic process, with tips on how to anticipate and avoid complications, and with example protocols for specific patients. Veterinarians and veterinary technicians will find this how-to guide to providing anesthesia to be an ideal resource for fast access to drug dosages, anesthesia protocols, and special considerations for specific procedures.
About the Author
Amanda Shelby, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia), is a Clinical Specialist in Anesthesia at Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
Carolyn McKune, DVM, DACVAA, is a veterinary anesthesiologist and independent contractor with her company Mythos Veterinary LLC, located in Gainesville, Florida, USA.
Table of Contents
About the companion website xiii
1 Anesthetic process 1
2 Anesthesia equipment and monitoring 13
3 Anesthetic drugs and fluids 39
4 Anesthetic protocols for specific procedures 99
5 Anesthesia in patients with concurrent disease 143
6 Anesthetic complications 191
7 Anesthesia and analgesia in the exotic patient 233
8 Local analgesic techniques (regional blocks) 261
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