Key Features


  • Covers practical information on anaesthesia for a successful outcome: how to assess and prepare the patient, lists of equipment required, how to perform the anaesthetic, husbandry, fluids and nutritional support

  • Discusses commonly seen pathological conditions and their effect on the choice of anaesthetic and patient prognosis

  • Provides an overview of the relevant anatomy and physiology in each species as this improves understanding of effects of anaesthesia and techniques used

  • Describes both basic nursing and more advanced anaesthesia techniques, catering for all abilities and knowledge

  • Contains tables of drug doses by species giving a quick reference for the busy practitioner

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
Print ISBN:
9780702028885
Electronic ISBN:
9780702037306

About the author

Lesa Longley

Affiliations and Expertise

Recognised Specialist in Zoo & Wildlife Medicine, College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK