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Equine Anesthesia. Monitoring and Emergency Therapy. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 3688594
  • Book
  • December 2008
  • Elsevier Health Science
All veterinary team members involved in the everyday care of horses that require anesthesia or special emergency care will benefit from this reliable and inclusive resource. This text provides all of the information needed to prepare, conduct, and monitor the administration of drugs in order to produce safe and effective anesthesia, treat pain, respond to adverse effects, and perform and monitor emergency and critical care treatment. It is the most comprehensive and detailed book available on these subjects, addressing the needs and concerns of practitioners in both hospital and field settings.- Discusses all aspects of equine anesthesia, including history, physiology, pharmacology, drug dosages, patient preparation, induction-maintenance-recovery of anesthesia management of potential complications, and more. - Provides a detailed review of the respiratory and cardiovascular physiology of the horse. - Provides thorough coverage of preoperative pain management in horses. - Covers emergency medical care and managing anesthetic complications in both hospital and field situations. - Includes information on the latest anesthetic drugs, including safe and effective protocols for different procedures, and the most up-to-date monitoring techniques. - Each contributor is a recognized expert in his or her respective equine specialty, renowned for clinical as well as academic and research expertise. - A complete update of all drug information and pain management techniques.- The very latest research findings and clinical applications of anesthetic agents and techniques. - The most recent developments in post-anesthetic care and monitoring. - A chapter on intravenous anesthetic and analgesic adjuncts to inhalation anesthesia. - A chapter on anesthesia and analgesia for donkeys and mules. - A chapter on perioperative pain management. - Many new illustrations as well as tables, graphs, boxes, key points, and summaries that make information instantly accessible.

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Chapter 1: History of Equine Anesthesia

William W. Muir III

John A.E. Hubbell

Chapter 2: The Respiratory System

N. Edward Robinson

Chapter 3: The Cardiovascular System

Colin C. Schwarzwald

John D. Bonagura

William W. Muir III

Chapter 4: Stress Associated with Anesthesia and Surgery

Ann E. Wagner

Chapter 5: Physical Restraint

James T. Robertson

William W. Muir III

Chapter 6: Preoperative Evaluation: General Considerations

James T. Robertson

Claire Scicluna

Chapter 7: Venous and Arterial Catheterization and Fluid Therapy

Joanne Hardy

Chapter 8: Monitoring Anesthesia

John A.E. Hubbell

William W. Muir III

Chapter 9: Principles of Drug Disposition and Drug Interaction in Horses

Richard A. Sams

William W. Muir III

Chapter 10: Anxiolytics, Nonopioid Sedative-Analgesics, and Opioid Analgesics

William W. Muir III

Chapter 11: Local Anesthetic Drugs and Techniques

William W. Muir III

Roman T. Skarda

Chapter 12: Intravenous Anesthetic Drugs and Anesthetic Techniques

William W. Muir III

Chapter 13: Intravenous Anesthetic and Analgesic Adjuncts to Inhalation Anesthesia

Kazuto Yamashita

William W. Muir III

Chapter 14: Tracheal and Nasal Intubation

Richard M. Bednarski

Chapter 15: Inhalation Anesthetics and Gases

Eugene P. Steffey

Chapter 16: Anesthetic Equipment

Richard M. Bednarski

Chapter 17: Oxygen Supplementation and Ventilatory Support

Carolyn L. Kerr

Wayne N. McDonell

Chapter 18: Anesthesia and Analgesia for Donkeys and Mules

Nora S. Matthews

Chapter 19: Peripheral Muscle Relaxants

John A.E. Hubbell

William W. Muir III

Chapter 20: Perioperative Pain Management

Phillip Lerche

William W. Muir III

Chapter 21: Considerations for Induction, Maintenance, and Recovery from Anesthesia

John A.E. Hubbell

William W. Muir III

Chapter 22: Anesthetic Associated Complications

William W. Muir III

John A.E. Hubbell

Chapter 23: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

William W. Muir III

John A.E. Hubbell

Chapter 24: Anesthetic Protocols and Techniques for Specific Procedures

John A.E. Hubbell

William W. Muir III

Chapter 25: Anesthetic Risk and Euthanasia

Lori A Bidwell

John A.E. Hubbell

William W. Muir III

Appendices

Respiratory Abbreviations Used in the Book

Drug Schedules

Equine Recovery Sheet

Pain Management Plan

Anesthesia Equipment Companies
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William W. Muir Regional Director, American Academy of Pain Management, Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Consulting Services, Columbus, Ohio.

William W. Muir, III, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVA, DACVECC, is Chief Medical Officer at The Animal Medical Center in New York and a recently retired professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Muir is board certified in both anesthesiology and emergency and critical care. He was a distinguished professor at Ohio State for over 20 years and trained many anesthesiologists in the US and abroad. He also has written hundreds of journal articles, is the recipient of many professional awards, and is the co-author of Elsevier's Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management (with Gaynor) and Equine Anesthesia: Monitoring and Emergency Therapy (with Hubbell).
John A. E. Hubbell Professor of Anesthesia, Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

John A.E. Hubbell, DVM, MS, DACVA, is professor of anesthesia in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Science at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a past dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State and has taught there for more than 20 years. He has been extensively involved in research, has published many journal articles, and has co-authored each previous edition of Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia; he is also the co-author (with Muir) of Elsevier's Equine Anesthesia: Monitoring and Emergency Therapy.
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