Anaesthesia of Exotic Pets


  • Lesa Longley, MA BVM&S DZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo & Wildlife Medicine , Recognised Specialist in Zoo & Wildlife Medicine, College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK

Anaesthesia of Exotic Pets provides a unique and quick reference guide for all those working in veterinary practice. The book covers the common species seen and includes: the basic approach to the case, equipment required, drug doses, and anaesthetic induction and maintenance as well as anaesthetic monitoring techniques. Peri-anaesthetic nursing care, such as husbandry, fluid and nutritional support, is discussed for each species. Written by experienced practitioners, the book provides a common sense and practical approach to anaesthesia to enable a variety of techniques to be performed confidently.
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Veterinary nurses and veterinary surgeons in general practice, student veterinary nurses and those studying for further qualifications (eg: City & Guilds in exotic nursing), veterinary surgeons undergoing postgraduate studies in exotic species (eg: Certificate in Zoological Medicine), veterinary medicine students.


Book information

  • Published: April 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2888-5