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Small Animal Anesthesia Techniques, 2E



EditorAmanda M. Shelby / Carolyn M. McKune

価格:17,050円 (本体 15,500円+税) 送料サービス

・Release: 2022

・ISBN: 9781119710820

・432 Pages

・Trim Size: 177.8 X 22.9 X 251.5 ・Paperback


Concise, practical reference to the technical aspects of delivering anesthesia in small animal practice

Small Animal Anesthesia Techniques offers quick reference to essential information for anesthetizing canine, feline, and exotic animal patients, presenting easy-to-follow protocols to support veterinary technicians and veterinary practitioners in safely and effectively delivering anesthesia in clinical practice. This book is highly unique in its quick reference, techniques-focused approach, making it ideal for all professionals seeking procedure-based coverage of the topic.

Designed for fast access in the clinical setting, the text covers practical information on anesthetic plans, equipment, potential complications, and more. A companion website provides video clips, images, and worksheets.

The Second Edition has been thoroughly updated throughout to reflect advances in equipment, knowledge, and trends, now covering anaphylaxis under anesthesia, opioid alternatives in the face of drug shortages, feline and canine pain scales, reducing mortality associated with anesthesia, managing difficult intubations, the importance of gastroprotectants and use of medications to combat vomiting, and other trending topics and areas of interest since the 2014 edition was published. Additional images, tables, and charts have also been added to further enhance the text.

Small Animal Anesthesia Techniques also provides information on:

  • Important concepts of anesthesia, including safety in anesthesia through practical steps like anesthesia checklists
  • New and important advances in equipment, such as patient warming and difficult airway management equipment
  • Relevant literature reviews of a multitude of drugs for use peri-operatively, including CBD for analgesia and liposomal encapsulated bupivacaine for long term wound desensitization
  • New developments that an evolving veterinary practice demands, including those not yet popular in the mainstream

Small Animal Anesthesia Techniques is a must-have reference for small animal veterinary technicians and practitioners. It is an extremely valuable resource both in the knowledge contained within and the highly practical guidelines for implementing concepts in the field to provide better care to small animals of all types.

Table of contents

List of Contributors vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

About the companion website xiii

Section I: General topics in anesthesia and analgesia 1

1 Anesthetic process 3
Yishai Kushnir and Carolyn M. McKune

2 Anesthesia equipment and monitoring 28
Jennifer Sager and Carolyn M. McKune

3 Adverse events/anesthetic complications 52
Carolyn M. McKune and Angela Borchers

4 Anesthetic considerations for specific procedures 93
Amanda M. Shelby and Carolyn M. McKune

5 Anesthesia in patients with concurrent disease 141
Sharon Tenenbaum Shih

6 Anesthesia and analgesia in the exotic patient 197
Amanda M. Shelby and Carolyn M. McKune

7 Nonopioid analgesia alternatives and locoregional blocks 231
Vaidehi Paranjape and Stephen Cital

Section II: Drug formulary 277
Dario A. Floriano and Amanda M. Shelby

Appendices 385

Appendix A: Pain scale options 385

Appendix B: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation 393

Appendix C: Constant-rate infusion calculations 396

Appendix D: Creating dilutions and reconstituting solutions 397

Appendix E: Abdominal tap 399

Appendix F: Drugs to withhold or continue in the perianesthetic period (see drug formulary, Section II) 400

Appendix G: Calculating fluid drip rates 403

Appendix H: Epidural calculations 403

Appendix I: Conversions 403

Index 405