Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia

ISBN-10: 0323080693

ISBN-13: 9780323080699

Edition: 5th 2013

Authors: William W. Muir, John A. E. Hubbell

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Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia, 4th Edition is a convenient, complete, and practical resource for administering safe and effective anesthesia to small and large animals, including exotic pets. Long valued by students and practitioners alike, this handbook features all the practical and applied aspects of veterinary anesthesia, including patient evaluation, preanesthetic medications, local anesthesia and anesthetic techniques, and more. The book describes drugs used perioperatively and their clinical applications in detail and pays special attention to complementary and integrative approaches to pain management.Key points and special considerations are now called out in boxes to highlight the most important and critical information for immediate access.Comprehensive yet concise quick reference offers on-the-go, indispensable advice for anesthetic situations.Dogs and cats each have their own chapter, and the special needs and considerations of each species are expanded for more comprehensive coverage.Old and outdated drugs have been eliminated, so the focus is not on the history of veterinary anesthesia but on important, current concepts and techniques.Completely updated drug information and new pain management techniques.A new chapter discusses the unique anesthetic considerations in cats and their clinical applications.The latest information on local anesthesia drugs and techniques.Expanded coverage of post-anesthetic care, monitoring, and analgesic considerations.Covers anesthetic protocols for common procedures in each species.Includes new coverage of the use of constant rate infusion perioperatively.Expanded coverage of euthanasia includes the most current AVMA guidelines for euthanasia techniques.
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List price: $92.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/29/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 616
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Introduction to Anesthesia
Animal Evaluation and Preparation
Preanesthetic and Perioperative Medications
Local Anesthetic Drugs and Techniques
Local Anesthesia in Ruminants and Pigs
Local Anesthesia in Horses
Local Anesthesia in Dogs and Cats
Injectable Anesthetic Drugs
Inhalant Anesthesia and Inhalant Anesthetics
Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs
Equipment for Tracheal Intubation and Securing the Airway
Anesthetic Machines and Breathing Systems
Ventilation and Mechanical Assist Devices
Monitoring During Anesthesia
Acid-Base Balance and Blood Gases
Perioperative Fluid Administration
Temperature Regulation During Anesthesia: Anesthetic-Associated Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
Pain and Pain Therapy
Integrative Medicine: Acupuncture Analgesia
Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Dogs
Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Cats
Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Horses
Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Ruminants
Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Pigs
Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Camelids
Anesthetic Procedures in Exotic Animals
Anesthesia for Cesarean Section
Respiratory Emergencies
Cardiovascular Emergencies
Physical Principles of Anesthesia
Drug Schedules
Guiding Principles for Research Involving Animals and Human Beings
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