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Veterinary Anaesthesia

By: LW Hall, KW Clarke and C Trim

561 pages, Bw photos, illus, figs, tabs


Hardback | Oct 2000 | Edition: 10 | #128493 | ISBN: 0702020354
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This is a new edition of this essential text covering anaesthesia and analgesia in all large and small animal species. The new edition has been extensively revised and contains greatly expanded sections on anaesthesia of exotic species such as small mammals, llamas, camels, and also a new section on anaesthesia of wild animals, both large and small, and birds. The book is divided into 3 sections: Section 1. Principles and Procedures - covers pharmacology and pharmacokinetics, monitoring, sedation, premedication and much more; Section 2. Anaesthesia of the Species- comprises chapters on anaesthesia in all the main species; and Section 3. Special Anaesthesia - covers anaesthesia in special cases, complications and crises! Almost 200 prints and line illustrations enhance the comprehensive text, and make the new edition of "Veterinary Anaesthesia, 10/e" an essential purchase for all vets!


Section I Principles and Procedures 1 General Considerations 2 Patient Monitoring and Clinical Measurement 3 Introduction to General Anaesthesia: Pharmacodynamics Pharmacokinetics 4 Principles of Sedation, Analgesia and Premedication 5 General Pharmacology of Injectable Agents used in Anaesthesia 6 General Pharmacology of the Inhalation Anaesthetics 7 Relaxation of the Skeletal Muscles 8 Pulmonary Gas Exchange: Artificial Ventilation of the Lungs 9 Apparatus for the Administration of Anaesthetics 10 General Principles of Local Analgesia Section II Anaesthesia of the Species 11 Anaesthesia of the Horse 12 Anaesthesia of Cattle 13 Anaesthesia of Sheep, Goats and other ruminants 14Anaesthesia of the Pig 15 Anaesthesia of the Dog 16 Anaesthesia of the Cat 17 Anaesthesia of Birds, Laboratory Animals and Wild Animals Section III Special Anesthesia 18 Anaesthesia for Obstetrics 19 Anaesthesia for Intrathoracic Surgery 20 Presentation Management of Anaesthetic Accidents and Crises Appendices I Glossary of abbreviations II UK and US approved names of some drugs used in anaesthesia

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