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Veterinary Anaesthesia

This essential text covers the latest information on anesthesia and analgesia in large and small animal species. The new edition has been extensively revised and contains greatly expanded sections on anaesthesia of exotic species, anesthesia in obstetrics, accidents, and crisis, and also a new section on anaesthesia of wild animals and birds. Hundreds of illustrations and a glossary of USA and UK drug names enhance the comprehensive text, and make the new edition of Veterinary Anaesthesia an essential purchase for all vets!


Published: October 2000

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-2035-3


  • Section I Principles and Procedures

    1 General Considerations
    2 Patient Monitoring and Clinical Measurement
    3 Introduction to General Anaesthesia: Pharmacodynamics & Pharmacokinetics
    4 Principles of Sedation, Analgesia and Premedication
    5 General Pharmacology of Injectable Agents used in Anaesthesia
    6 General Pharmacology of the Inhalation Anaesthetics
    7 Relaxation of the Skeletal Muscles
    8 Pulmonary Gas Exchange: Artificial Ventilation of the Lungs
    9 Apparatus for the Administration of Anaesthetics
    10 General Principles of Local Analgesia

    Section II Anaesthesia of the Species

    11 Anaesthesia of the Horse
    12 Anaesthesia of Cattle
    13 Anaesthesia of Sheep, Goats and other ruminants
    14 Anaesthesia of the Pig
    15 Anaesthesia of the Dog
    16 Anaesthesia of the Cat
    17 Anaesthesia of Birds, Laboratory Animals and Wild Animals

    Section III Special Anesthesia

    18 Anaesthesia for Obstetrics
    19 Anaesthesia for Intrathoracic Surgery
    20 Presentation & Management of Anaesthetic Accidents and Crises


    I Glossary of abbreviations
    II UK and US approved names of some drugs used in anaesthesia


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