Key Features

  • Discusses all aspects of equine anesthesia, including history, physiology, pharmacology, drug dosages, patient preparation, induction-maintenance-recovery of anesthesia management of potential complications, and more.
  • Provides a detailed review of the respiratory and cardiovascular physiology of the horse.
  • Provides thorough coverage of preoperative pain management in horses.
  • Covers emergency medical care and managing anesthetic complications in both hospital and field situations.
  • Includes information on the latest anesthetic drugs, including safe and effective protocols for different procedures, and the most up-to-date monitoring techniques.
  • Each contributor is a recognized expert in his or her respective equine specialty, renowned for clinical as well as academic and research expertise.

Table of 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

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Details

No. of pages:
504
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416023265
Electronic ISBN:
9781437710526