Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals

2nd Edition

Editors: Richard Fish Peggy Danneman Marilyn Brown Alicia Karas
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123738981
eBook ISBN: 9780080559834
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 9th June 2008
Page Count: 672
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Table of Contents

SECTION I – ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND PHARMACOLOGY Chapter 1 Anatomy, Physiology, and Effects of Pain George J. DeMarco and Peter J. Pascoe Chapter 2 Pharmacology of Injectable Anesthetics, Sedatives, and Tranquilizers Robert E. Meyer and Richard E. Fish Chapter 3 Pharmacology of Inhalation Anesthetics David B. Brunson Chapter 4 Pharmacology of Analgesics James E. Heavner and Dale M. Cooper SECTION II – MONITORING AND EQUIPMENT Chapter 5 Anesthesia Delivery Systems George A. Vogler Chapter 6 Monitoring of Anesthesia Jennifer C. Smith and Peggy J. Danneman Chapter 7 Waste Anesthetic Gas Safety Jennifer C. Smith Chapter 8 Strategies for Assessing and Minimizing Pain Alicia Z. Karas, Peggy J. Danneman, and Joan Cadillac Chapter 9 Post-procedural Care of Commonly Utilized Research Animal Subjects Victoria A. Hampshire and Judith A. Davis SECTION III – PRACTICAL ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA OF TRADITIONAL LABORATORY ANIMAL SPECIES Chapter 10 Anesthesia and Analgesia in Rodents Diane Gaertner et al. [Diane J. Gaertner, Margaret Batchelder, F. Claire Hankenson and Troy M. Hallman] Chapter 11 Anesthesia and Analgesia in Rabbits Neil S. Lipman, Robert P. Marini, and Paula A. Flecknell Chapter 12 Anesthesia and Analgesia in Nonhuman Primates Sulli J. Popilskis, Donald R. Le


Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals focuses on the special anesthetic, analgesic, and postoperative care requirements associated with experimental surgery. Fully revised and updated this new edition provides the reader with agents, methods, and techniques for anesthesia and analgesia that ensure humane and successful procedural outcomes.

Key Features

  • Provides researchers with the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of the use of anesthesia and analgesia in laboratory animals
  • Thoroughly updated with new material on ferrets, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates
  • Includes hot topic areas such as pain research, ethical issues, legal issues, and imaging studies


Veterinary and medical students, senior graduate, graduate students, post-docs, and researchers who utilize animals in biomedical research.


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Review of First Edition: "All the contributors should be congratulated on filling an important gap in knowledge, and moreover, filling it to a high standard." --Laboratory Animals

About the Editors

Richard Fish Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, USA

Peggy Danneman Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, USA

Marilyn Brown Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Charles River Laboratories, East Thetford, VT, USA

Alicia Karas Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Anesthesia, North Grafton, MA, USA