Anaesthesia of Exotic Pets
  • Author : Lesa Longley
  • Release Date : 27 January 2022
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 13 : 0702028886

Download or read book entitled Anaesthesia of Exotic Pets written by Lesa Longley and published by Saunders online. This book was released on 27 January 2022 with total pages 314. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Anaesthesia of Exotic Pets provides a unique and quick reference guide for all those working in veterinary practice. The book covers the common species seen and includes: the basic approach to the case, equipment required, drug doses, and anaesthetic induction and maintenance as well as anaesthetic monitoring techniques. Peri-anaesthetic nursing care, such as husbandry, fluid and nutritional support, is discussed for each species. Written by experienced practitioners, the book provides a common sense and practical approach to anaesthesia to enable a variety of techniques to be performed confidently. Covers practical information on anaesthesia for a successful outcome: how to assess and prepare the patient, lists of equipment required, how to perform the anaesthetic, husbandry, fluids and nutritional support Discusses commonly seen pathological conditions and their effect on the choice of anaesthetic and patient prognosis Provides an overview of the relevant anatomy and physiology in each species as this improves understanding of effects of anaesthesia and techniques used Describes both basic nursing and more advanced anaesthesia techniques, catering for all abilities and knowledge Contains tables of drug doses by species giving a quick reference for the busy practitioner