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Veterinary Anesthesia and Pain Management Secrets

The highly popular Secrets Series® presents an important new resource for veterinarians in this comprehensive, yet focused, coverage of one of the most important and fastest-emerging specialties in veterinary medicine. Among the topics covered are Patient Management, Preparation, Pharmacology, Monitoring, Anesthetic Complications, Anesthesia and Systemic Disease, Special Anesthetic Considerations, Regional Anesthesia, and Pain Management for Small Animals.

Paperback, 369 Pages

Published: December 2001

Imprint: Hanley And Belfus Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-56053-442-6

Contents

  • Patient Management
    Airway maintenance
    Oxygenation and ventilation
    Blood gas and acid-base analysis
    Electrolytes
    Fluid Therapy
    Blood and Blood Products
    The Autonomic Nervous System

    Patient Preparation
    Preoperative Evaluation
    Premedication
    Anesthesia Machines
    Anesthetic Circuits
    Vaporizers

    Pharmacology
    Opioids
    Alpha-2 agonists
    Tranquilizers
    Intravenous Anesthetics
    Inhaled Anesthetics
    Local Anesthetics
    Neuromuscular Blocking Agents

    Patient Monitoring
    Respiratory Monitoring
    Pulse Oximetry
    Neuromuscular Monitoring
    Monitoring the EEG

    Perianesthetic Complications
    Hypoxemia
    Hypotension
    Cardiac Dysrhythmias
    Hypothermia
    Hyperthermia

    Anesthesia and systemic disease
    Anesthesia of Patients with Cardiac Disease
    Aspiration
    Pulmonary Diseases
    Perioperative Management of Patients with Liver Disease
    Renal Disease
    Anesthesia for Patients with Neurologic Disease
    Endocrine Disease
    Ocular Disease
    Approach to Trauma Patients


    Special Anesthetic Considerations
    Neonatal Anesthesia
    Anesthesia of Geriatric Patients
    Obesity
    Pregnancy
    Canine Breed-specific Problems
    Feline Anesthesia
    Equine Anesthesia
    Ruminant Anesthesia
    Anesthesia in South American Camelids
    Porcine Anesthesia
    Avian Anesthesia
    Reptile Anesthesia and Analgesia
    Anesthesia of Urban Wildlife and Farmed Game
    Laboratory Animal Anesthesia
    Euthanasia

    Regional Anesthesia
    Dental Nerve Blocks
    Epidural Analgesia
    Other Local Anesthetic Techniques

    Pain Management for Small Animals
    Physiology of Acute Pain
    Recognition of Pain in Small Animals
    Pre-emptive Analgesia
    Post-operative Analgesic Techniques
    Analgesic Combinations
    Physiology of Chronic Pain
    Management of Chronic Pain
    Acupuncture Analgesia

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