Essentials of Small Animal Anesthesia and Analgesia

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-10-25
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Essentials of Small Animal Anesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition presents the fundamentals of managing small animal anesthesia patients in a clinically relevant, accessible format. The bulk of the book is distilled from Lumb and Jones' Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia to provide authoritative information in a quick-reference format , with references to Lumb and Jones' throughout for easy access to further detail. Now logically reorganized with an easier-to-use structure, this new edition offers an increased focus on pain management and new chapters on equipment and management of patients with specific conditions written specifically for this book. The Second Edition has been fully updated to reflect current practices in anesthesia and analgesia and a new companion website offers review questions and answers. Essentials of Small Animal Anesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition provides veterinary care providers and students with key information on anesthetic and analgesic pharmacology, physiology, patient assessment, and clinical case management for small animal patients.

Author Biography

Kurt A. Grimm, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVA, DACVCP, is the Founder of Veterinary Specialist Services, Conifer, Colorado. William J. Tranquilli, DVM, MS, DACVA, is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and the President of Veterinary Outdoor Recreation and Continuing Education (VORCE), Inc. Leigh A. Lamont, DVM, MS, DACVA, is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. vii
Contributors to Lumb and Jones' Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, Fourth Editionp. viii
Prefacep. xii
Patient evaluation and risk managementp. 3
Anesthetic physiology and pharmacologyp. 15
Pain physiology, pharmacology, and managementp. 82
Chronic pain managementp. 147
Anesthesia equipmentp. 158
Patient monitoringp. 197
Acid-base balance and fluid therapyp. 240
Anesthesia management of dogs and catsp. 274
Anesthesia and immobilization of small mammalsp. 300
Local anesthetics and regional analgesic techniquesp. 326
Anesthesia for patients with cardiovascular diseasep. 378
Anesthesia for patients with respiratory disease and/or airway compromisep. 387
Anesthesia for patients with neurological diseasep. 400
Anesthesia for small animal patients with renal diseasep. 412
Anesthesia for patients with liver diseasep. 422
Anesthesia for patients with gastrointestinal diseasep. 434
Anesthesia for patients with endocrine disordersp. 455
Anesthetic considerations for special proceduresp. 461
Anesthetic emergencies and accidentsp. 509
Indexp. 528
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