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Equine Anesthesia

Monitoring and Emergency Therapy

All veterinary team members involved in the everyday care of horses that require anesthesia or special emergency care will benefit from this reliable and inclusive resource. This text provides all of the information needed to prepare, conduct, and monitor the administration of drugs in order to produce safe and effective anesthesia, treat pain, respond to adverse effects, and perform and monitor emergency and critical care treatment. It is the most comprehensive and detailed book available on these subjects, addressing the needs and concerns of practitioners in both hospital and field settings.

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Published: December 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3498-6

Contents

  • Chapter 1: History of Equine Anesthesia

    William W. Muir III

    John A.E. Hubbell


    Chapter 2: The Respiratory System

    N. Edward Robinson


    Chapter 3: The Cardiovascular System

    Colin C. Schwarzwald

    John D. Bonagura

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 4: Stress Associated with Anesthesia and Surgery

    Ann E. Wagner


    Chapter 5: Physical Restraint

    James T. Robertson

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 6: Preoperative Evaluation: General Considerations

    James T. Robertson

    Claire Scicluna


    Chapter 7: Venous and Arterial Catheterization and Fluid Therapy

    Joanne Hardy


    Chapter 8: Monitoring Anesthesia

    John A.E. Hubbell

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 9: Principles of Drug Disposition and Drug Interaction in Horses

    Richard A. Sams

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 10: Anxiolytics, Nonopioid Sedative-Analgesics, and Opioid Analgesics

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 11: Local Anesthetic Drugs and Techniques

    William W. Muir III

    Roman T. Skarda


    Chapter 12: Intravenous Anesthetic Drugs and Anesthetic Techniques

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 13: Intravenous Anesthetic and Analgesic Adjuncts to Inhalation Anesthesia

    Kazuto Yamashita

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 14: Tracheal and Nasal Intubation

    Richard M. Bednarski


    Chapter 15: Inhalation Anesthetics and Gases

    Eugene P. Steffey


    Chapter 16: Anesthetic Equipment

    Richard M. Bednarski


    Chapter 17: Oxygen Supplementation and Ventilatory Support

    Carolyn L. Kerr

    Wayne N. McDonell


    Chapter 18: Anesthesia and Analgesia for Donkeys and Mules

    Nora S. Matthews


    Chapter 19: Peripheral Muscle Relaxants

    John A.E. Hubbell

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 20: Perioperative Pain Management

    Phillip Lerche

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 21: Considerations for Induction, Maintenance, and Recovery from Anesthesia

    John A.E. Hubbell

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 22: Anesthetic Associated Complications

    William W. Muir III

    John A.E. Hubbell


    Chapter 23: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    William W. Muir III

    John A.E. Hubbell


    Chapter 24: Anesthetic Protocols and Techniques for Specific Procedures

    John A.E. Hubbell

    William W. Muir III


    Chapter 25: Anesthetic Risk and Euthanasia

    Lori A Bidwell

    John A.E. Hubbell

    William W. Muir III


    Appendices

    Respiratory Abbreviations Used in the Book

    Drug Schedules

    Equine Recovery Sheet

    Pain Management Plan

    Anesthesia Equipment Companies

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