A fully updated new edition of this?practical guide to managing anesthesia in horses?and other equids, providing?updated and expanded information?in?a concise, easy-to-read format?
Manual of Equine Anesthesia and Analgesia?provides practitioners and veterinary students with?concise, highly practical?guidance to?anesthetizing horses,?donkeys,?and mules.?Using a bulleted quick-reference format,?this popular?resource?covers?the?basic physiological and pharmacological?principles of?anesthesia,?patient?preparation?and?monitoring,?and the management of sedation and?anesthesia. Chapters written by leading veterinary anesthesiologists?contain numerous clinical images?and?illustrations, case examples, tables, diagrams, and?boxed?summaries of?important?points.?
Now in full color, the?second?edition?features extensively?revised and?updated?information throughout. New?sections cover?chronic pain, management of horses undergoing MRI, ventilators, nerve blocks for reproductive surgery, muscle relaxants, various?new drugs, paravertebral?anesthesia, treatment of pain using acupuncture and physical rehabilitation techniques,?and more. Up-to-date?appendices?contain?drug lists and dosages as well as equations related to equine cardiovascular?and respiratory systems.?This?concise, easy-to-follow?guide:?
• Provides?practical, clinically oriented information on anesthetizing?equids??
• Uses a bulleted format?designed?for fast access?of key information?
• Offers?step-by-step?instructions?and diagrams?of nerve blocks of the limbs, head, and ophthalmic structures??
• Includes new coverage of topics including regulation of?extracellular?fluid and?blood?pressure,?acid-base disorders, and?hemodynamic effects of autonomic drugs?
Manual of Equine Anesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition,?remains a must-have resource for?all?equine practitioners?and?veterinary students?involved with anesthetizing horses.