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cover image - Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323101660
Page Count: 616
Imprint: Mosby
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Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 5th Edition

by William W. Muir, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVA, DACVECC and John A. E. Hubbell, DVM, MS, DACVA

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Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia, 5th Edition is a well-accepted guide to performing anesthesia and anesthetic techniques safely and effectively. This convenient pocket guide provides clear, concise guidelines on anesthetic procedures for dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, camelids, pigs, birds, and other exotic pets. Topics include patient evaluation and preparation, local anesthetic drugs, anesthetic equipment, patient monitoring, pain management, breathing systems and ventilation, shock therapy, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, and euthanasia. Written by leading anesthesiology experts William W. Muir III and John A. E. Hubbell, this practical handbook is the perfect size to take anywhere!

    • Key points and special considerations are now called out in boxes to highlight the most important and critical information for immediate access.
    • Comprehensive yet concise quick reference offers on-the-go, indispensable advice for anesthetic situations.
    • Dogs and cats each have their own chapter, and the special needs and considerations of each species are expanded for more comprehensive coverage.
    • Old and outdated drugs have been eliminated, so the focus is not on the history of veterinary anesthesia but on important, current concepts and techniques.
    • Completely updated drug information and new pain management techniques.
    • A new chapter discusses the unique anesthetic considerations in cats and their clinical applications.
    • The latest information on local anesthesia drugs and techniques.
    • Expanded coverage of post-anesthetic care, monitoring, and analgesic considerations.
    • Covers anesthetic protocols for common procedures in each species.
    • Includes new coverage of the use of constant rate infusion perioperatively.
    • Expanded coverage of euthanasia includes the most current AVMA guidelines for euthanasia techniques.
  • 1. Introduction to Anesthesia

    2. Patient Evaluation and Preparation

    3. Drugs Used for Preanesthetic Medication

    4. Local Anesthetic Drugs and Techniques

    5. Local Anesthesia in Cattle, Sheep, Goats, and Pigs

    6. Local Anesthesia in Horses

    7. Local Anesthesia in Dogs and Cats

    8. Specific Intravenous Anesthetic Drugs

    9. Inhalation Anesthesia

    10. Pharmacology of Inhalation Anesthetic Drugs

    11. Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs

    12. Anesthetic Toxicity, Oxygen Toxicity, and Drug Interactions

    13. Anesthetic Machines and Breathing Systems

    14. Ventilation and Mechanical Assist Devices

    15. Patient Monitoring During Anesthesia

    16. Acid-Base Balance and Blood Gases

    17. Pain

    18. Acupuncture Analgesia

    19. Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Dogs

    20. Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Cats

    21. Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Horses

    22. Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Ruminants

    23. Anesthetic Procedures and Techniques in Pigs

    24. Anesthetic for Cesarean Section

    25. Anesthetic Procedure in Exotic Animals

    26. Fluid Administration during Anesthesia

    27. Shock

    28. Respiratory Emergencies

    29. Cardiac Emergencies

    30. Euthanasia

    Appendix I. Partial Listing of Commonly Used Drugs, Anesthetic and Monitoring Equipment, and Their Manufactures

    Appendix II. Physical Principles of Anesthesia

    Appendix III. Drug Schedules

    Appendix IV. Guiding Principles for Research Involving Animals and Human Beings
  • William W. Muir, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVA, DACVECC, Regional Director, American Academy of Pain Management, Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Consulting Services, Columbus, Ohio and John A. E. Hubbell, DVM, MS, DACVA, Professor of Anesthesia, Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
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