Tanya Duke-Novakovski (Editor), Marieke Vries de
(Editor), Chris Seymour (Editor)
New edition of a popular guide for small animal veterinary practitioners
covering anaesthesia and its administration.
- This new edition covers not only the medical aspects, but also the legal,
ethical and practical consequences before, during and after surgery
- The use of anaesthetics and analgesics is broken down into their use in
dental, ophthalmic and thoracic surgery among others, and the impact of various
diseases and disorders on their efficacy
- Provides advice on how to deal with complications and emergencies and
techniques for managing pain
Anaesthesia and analgesia is a constantly advancing field and this new edition has been extensively revised and updated to take account of the latest techniques and considerations. The structure, which has worked so well for the previous editions, has been retained and there are new chapters on pain assessment methods, anaesthesia for MRI and how to manage chronic pain. Full-colour illustrations, tables and charts allow readers to easily visualise techniques, ensuring that this manual will be a must-have for any practice.