Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
Usually Ships in 3-4 Business Days
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 5/1/2015.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Recent years have seen a huge increase in interest and developments in analgesia in animals. This book provides a practical guide to techniques available to alleviate or prevent pain in dogs and cats. It covers perioperative pain as well as chronic pain, such as pain from osteoarthritis or cancer. The physiology and pathophysiology of pain transmission and the relevant clinical pharmacology of analgesic agents is described. This will then help the reader to understand the reasons for the choice of therapeutic agent or regimen made in later sections.This book will outline the latest information on pain relief and present it in a practical and readable guide to effective analgesic therapy.
Table of Contents
Physiology and pathophysiology of pain transmission, Should pain be treated in animals?; Recognition of pain in dogs and cats; Role of surgery and anti-cancer therapy in the alleviation of pain; Clinical pharmacology of analgesic agents; When should analgesia be provided?; Routes for administration of analgestic agents; Practical use of opioids; Practical use of NSAIDs; Practical use of local anaesthetics; Combination analgesia; Epidural/intrathecal analgesia; Alternatives to NSAIDs and adjunctive therapies for chronic pain; Adjunctive therapies for the alleviation of acute peri-operative pain; Trans-cutaneous nerve stimulation; Practical analgesia in the dog and cat; Case example discussion; Self assessment cases.