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By Dennis F. Kohn, Sally K. Wixson, William J. White, G. John Benson

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals focuses solely at the exact anesthetic, analgesic, and postoperative care necessities linked to experimental surgical procedure. subsidized via the yank collage of Laboratory Animal medication, this informative paintings presents the reader with brokers, equipment, and methods for anesthesia and analgesia that ascertain humane and winning procedural results. Key gains * makes a speciality of a wide selection of animal species utilized in examine * presents a entire assessment of the pharmacology of anesthetics and analgesics * comprises tracking of analgesia and anesthesia * Organizes subject matters via species for brokers and techniques of supplying anesthesia, analgesia, and post-op care to animals * No different American textual content is dedicated fullyyt to this subject

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Multiple animals can thus be studied under the same anesthetic conditions. In contrast, injectable anesthetics are difficult to measure and stable blood concentrations are not easily confirmed. , 1979). Injectable anesthetic techniques may be preferred when waste gas elimination is not practical, gas anesthetic delivery is not possible, and when precise control of anesthetic depth is not needed. II. CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES The physical and chemical properties of the major inhaled anesthetics are shown in Table I.

And Rawlings, C. A. (1982). Cardiopulmonary effects of intravenous xylazine, ketamine, and atropine in the dog. Am. J. Vet. Res. 43, 2196-2198. , and Thurmon, J. C. (1979). Cardiopulmonary, hemocytologic and biochemical effects of xylazine in goats. Lab. Anim. Sci. 29, 486-491. Lagutchik, M. , Januszkiewicz, A. , Dodd, K. , and Martin, D. G. (1991). Cardiopulmonary effects of a tiletamine-zolazepam combination in sheep. Am. J. Vet. Res. 52, 1441-1447. Langley, M. , and Heel, R. C. (1988). Propofol: A review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties and use as an intranenous anaesthetic.

The concentration of volatile anesthetic agents can be monitored by a piezoelectric crystal technique. , 1991; Westenskow and Silva, 1991). Early piezoelectric analyzers had relatively slow response times and were sensitive to water vapor. Improvements in design have resulted in a piezoelectric analyzer that compares favorably with other techniques (Westenskow and Silva, 1991). 05 sec. , 1990; Westenskow & Silva, 1991). B. Specific Methods of Measurement Methods that specifically identify anesthetics are used when gas mixtures have varying composition and contain more than two gases.

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