This textbook and clinical guide is ideal for veterinary nurses and technicians in training. It offers a concise yet comprehensive resource for veterinary students and practitioners desiring a review of anesthesia and analgesia with step-by-step guidelines. A wealth of illustrations illustrate the theory in practice.
Table of Contents
1. Principles of Anesthesia and Analgesia 2. Preparing the Patient for Anesthesia 3. Anesthesia Machines and Equipment 4. Anesthesia Drugs 5. Monitoring the Anesthetized Patient 6. Support of the Anesthetized Patient 7. Pain and Analgesia: Importance of Analgesia and Adding Analgesia to Anesthetic Protocols 8. Anesthesia Step-by-Step 9. Specific Cases 10. Treating Complications and Emergencies 11. Anesthesia in Horses 12. Anesthesia for Pocket Pets
The authors are all members of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Washington State University, USA.