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Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia


4th Edition


Publisher: Mosby | Elsevier, Inc.

ISBN 10: 0323046789

ISBN 13: 9780323046787

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Description At A Glance

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia provides mobile healthcare practitioners with the latest in trusted clinical information for more accurate, confident and informed decision-making at point-of-care.

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia is a convenient, complete and practical resource for administering safe and effective anesthesia to small and large animals, including exotic pets. This latest update is based on the 4th edition with additional features, enhanced functionality and ongoing updates.

Long valued by students and practitioners alike, this resource features all the practical and applied aspects of veterinary anesthesia, including patient evaluation, preanesthetic medications, local anesthesia and anesthetic techniques, and more. It describes drugs used perioperatively and their clinical applications in detail and pays special attention to complementary and integrative approaches to pain management.

Key Features
  • Anesthetic protocols for common procedures in each species
  • Updated drug information and new pain management techniques
  • A new section discussing the unique anesthetic considerations in cats and their clinical applications
  • The latest information on local anesthesia drugs and techniques
  • Expanded coverage of post-anesthetic care, monitoring and analgesic considerations
  • New coverage of the use of constant rate infusion perioperatively
  • Expanded coverage of euthanasia, including the most current AVMA guidelines for euthanasia techniques
  • Key points and special considerations are now called out in section "Box" to highlight the most important and critical information for immediate access
  • Comprehensive yet concise quick reference offering on-the-go, indispensable advice for anesthetic situations
  • Dedicated chapters for cats and dogs, and the special needs and considerations of each species are expanded for more comprehensive coverage
  • Old and outdated drugs have been eliminated, so the focus is not on the history of veterinary anesthesia but on important, current concepts and techniques
  • Built-in Medical Calculators: Provide instant access from within clinical topics to the
    • Amount of HCO(3) Needed
    • Blood Replacement
    • Body Surface Area - Cats, Dogs and Horses
    • Dead Space Ventilation
    • Henderson-Hasselbalch Equation
    • O(2) Saturation
    • Plasma Replacement
    • Volume of Blood in Suction Fluid

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By Mich O.
As a Physician Assistant student I have searched several bookstores for a good lab studies resource. My search finally ended when I found Bakerman's ABC's. There is no other lab book I have seen which can compare with Bakerman's. I take this resource on every rotation, and which that I had found it sooner for my didactic training.

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