Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management, Second Edition: A Color Handbook - Veterinary Color Handbook Series (Hardback)Jeff Ko (editor)
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3* Doody's Review!
This concise quick reference guide has been thoroughly updated in its second edition. It remains clinically focused, based on experience underpinned by published research data.With 18 brand new chapters on topics ranging from perioperative blood works and urine analysis to light therapy in pain management and rehabilitation, the book covers anesthetic equipment, monitoring, premedication, intravenous induction agents, injectable anesthetic combinations, inhalant anesthesia, anesthesia for specific diseases, fluid therapy, anesthetic emergencies and complications, acute and chronic pain management. Nine new chapters address anaesthetic considerations for different surgeries.
Drug dosages and anesthetic protocols are provided in tabular form. New to this edition are chapters covering anesthesia considerations for specific conditions and diseases, including
perioperative blood works and urine analysis
blood transfusion medicine
anesthetic considerations and interpretations
rehabilitation and pain management for chronic pain patients
pain management of oncologic pain and radiation therapy
acupuncture and herbal medication for acute and chronic pain and
low level light therapy in pain management.
Containing over 300 color illustrations, Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management is ideal for all those who need practical information easily to hand: small animal practitioners, veterinary technicians/nurses, and veterinary students.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 907 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
3* Doody's Review! 82/100
This is a much more thorough edition with 16 new chapters and over 100 pages of new material, but it retains its appeal with high-quality visual aids and appropriate depth.
- Danielle E Strahl-Heldreth, BS, MSEd, DVM, MSVMS(University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine)