Veterinary anaesthesia : principles to practice

[edited by] Alex Dugdale

This comprehensive textbook covers the key principles of veterinary anaesthesia and encompasses a wide range of species. Information is summarised in a simple, reader-friendly format, while still providing the detail you need for an advanced level of study. The easy-reference structure is designed to help you identify and access topics of interest quickly. Over 180 photographs and line drawings illustrate the scientific principles, equipment and the techniques you need to know. A self-test section at the end of every chapter helps you to learn and revise each topic. As well as the technical and species-based chapters, you will find useful chapters that you can refer to as part of your daily practice:* Quick Reference Guide to Analgesic Infusions* Trouble-shooting for common problems encountered in anaesthetised patients* Anaesthetic Machine Checks* Canine, Feline and Equine Emergency Drug Dose Charts Designed specifically for veterinary students and those preparing to take advanced qualifications in veterinary anaesthesia. It is also a useful reference for veterinarians in practice and advanced veterinary nurses and technicians.

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  • Preface and Acknowledgements vii About the authors viii Chapter 1 Concepts of general anaesthesia 1 Chapter 2 Pre-operative assessment 4 Chapter 3 Pain 8 Chapter 4 Small animal sedation and premedication 30 Chapter 5 Injectable anaesthetic agents 45 Chapter 6 Quick reference guide to analgesic infusions 55 Chapter 7 Intravascular catheters: some considerations and complications 57 Chapter 8 Inhalation anaesthetic agents 64 Chapter 9 Anaesthetic breathing systems 76 Chapter 10 Anaesthetic machines, vaporisers and gas cylinders 93 Chapter 11 Anaesthetic machine checks 107 Chapter 12 Local anaesthetics 109 Chapter 13 Local anaesthetic techniques for the head: Small animals 118 Chapter 14 Local anaesthetic techniques for the limbs: Small animals 123 Chapter 15 Miscellaneous local anaesthetic techniques: Small animals 132 Chapter 16 Local anaesthetic techniques: Horses 135 Chapter 17 Muscle relaxants 141 Chapter 18 Monitoring animals under general anaesthesia 156 Chapter 19 Troubleshooting some of the problems encountered in anaesthetised patients 175 Chapter 20 Hypothermia: Consequences and prevention 179 Chapter 21 Blood gas analysis 182 Chapter 22 Lactate 192 Chapter 23 Fluid therapy 198 Chapter 24 Electrolytes 216 Chapter 25 Drugs affecting the cardiovascular system 225 Chapter 26 Shock 232 Chapter 27 Gastric dilation/volvulus (GDV) 244 Chapter 28 Equine sedation and premedication 247 Chapter 29 Equine heart murmurs 259 Chapter 30 Equine anaesthesia 260 Chapter 31 Equine intravenous anaesthesia in the fi eld and standing chemical restraint 274 Chapter 32 Donkeys 277 Chapter 33 Ruminants: Local and general anaesthesia 279 Chapter 34 Lamoids (formerly South American camelids) (llamas, alpacas, guanacos and vicunas) 299 Chapter 35 Pigs: Sedation and anaesthesia 302 Chapter 36 Rabbit anaesthesia 309 Chapter 37 Neonates/paediatrics 312 Chapter 38 Geriatrics 315 Chapter 39 Pregnancy and Caesarean sections 318 Chapter 40 Considerations for ocular surgery 322 Chapter 41 Orthopaedic concerns 325 Chapter 42 Renal considerations 327 Chapter 43 Hepatic considerations 330 Chapter 44 Some endocrine considerations 333 Chapter 45 Background to neuroanaesthesia for the brain 337 Chapter 46 Some cardiac considerations 341 Chapter 47 Some respiratory considerations 344 Chapter 48 Respiratory emergencies 347 Chapter 49 Cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation (CPCR) 359 Appendix 1 Canine emergency drug dose chart 366 Appendix 2 Feline emergency drug dose chart 368 Appendix 3 Equine emergency drug dose chart 370 Answers to self-test questions 371 Index 376 Tear out and keep: Accidents and emergencies procedure list Chapter titles in bold italics represent 'Information only' chapters.

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書名 Veterinary anaesthesia : principles to practice
著作者等 Dugdale Alexandra
Dugdale Alex
出版元 Wiley-Blackwell
刊行年月 2010
ページ数 viii, 392 p.
大きさ 28 cm
ISBN 9781405192477
NCID BB02600349
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス