Anaesthesia of Exotic Pets

Anaesthesia of Exotic Pets
Author: Lesa Longley
Publsiher: Saunders
Total Pages: 314
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9780702028885
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anaesthesia of Exotic Pets Book Excerpt:

Anaesthesia of Exotic Pets provides a unique and quick reference guide for all those working in veterinary practice. The book covers the common species seen and includes: the basic approach to the case, equipment required, drug doses, and anaesthetic induction and maintenance as well as anaesthetic monitoring techniques. Peri-anaesthetic nursing care, such as husbandry, fluid and nutritional support, is discussed for each species. Written by experienced practitioners, the book provides a common sense and practical approach to anaesthesia to enable a variety of techniques to be performed confidently. Covers practical information on anaesthesia for a successful outcome: how to assess and prepare the patient, lists of equipment required, how to perform the anaesthetic, husbandry, fluids and nutritional support Discusses commonly seen pathological conditions and their effect on the choice of anaesthetic and patient prognosis Provides an overview of the relevant anatomy and physiology in each species as this improves understanding of effects of anaesthesia and techniques used Describes both basic nursing and more advanced anaesthesia techniques, catering for all abilities and knowledge Contains tables of drug doses by species giving a quick reference for the busy practitioner

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice Small Animal Exotic Pet Medicine E Book

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice  Small Animal Exotic Pet Medicine E Book
Author: Lesa Longley
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2010-09-21
ISBN: 0702049980
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice Small Animal Exotic Pet Medicine E Book Book Excerpt:

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice consists of a series of practical handbooks on selected medical topics on specific veterinary problems. Case-based, this series is aimed at the small animal veterinary practitioner who has qualified less than 10 years and needs quick access to information and wants to increase his/her confidence on handling that range of cases that cover the spectrum that lies between the simple routine first opinion case and the referral. Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice provides additional knowledge that leads to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners. Not only practitioners, but also veterinary students nearing the end of their course will find this series very useful to brush up their knowledge in a particular area. The volumes are also written with the veterinary nurse in mind with a particular interest in a specific topic, using ‘Nurse Boxes’ in the text to guide them to the specific information they need. • new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner – all case descriptions based on common template • offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information • provides essential information on selected topics • authorship ensures accuracy of information • relevant to all general practitioners • written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner • intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling • offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well • broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Vets’; nurses indicated in the text by ‘Notes for Nurses’ and pet owners indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Pet Owners’ • handy format with flexi cover • species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits • full colour throughout

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice
Author: Mark A. Mitchell,Thomas N. Tully
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 546
Release: 2009
ISBN: 1416001190
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice Book Excerpt:

This practical, user-friendly resource provides essential information on the care and treatment of exotic pets. Coverage includes common health and nutritional issues, as well as restraint techniques, lab values, drug dosages, and special equipment needed to treat exotic animals.

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine
Author: Marie Kubiak
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2020-11-09
ISBN: 1119389941
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine Book Excerpt:

Easy-to-use, comprehensive reference covering the less common species encountered in general veterinary practice Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine provides easy-to-access, detailed information on a wide variety of exotic species that can be encountered in general veterinary practice. Offering excellent coverage of topics such as basic techniques, preventative health measures, and a formulary for each species, each chapter uses the same easy-to-follow format so that users can find information quickly while working in the clinic. Presented in full colour, with over 400 photographs, the book gives small animal practitioners the confidence to handle and treat more familiar pets such as budgerigars, African grey parrots, bearded dragons, corn snakes, tortoises, pygmy hedgehogs, hamsters and rats. Other species that may be presented less frequently including skunks, marmosets, sugar gliders, koi carp, chameleons and terrapins are also covered in detail to enable clinicians to quickly access relevant information. Provides comprehensive coverage of many exotic pet species that veterinarians may encounter in general practice situations Presents evidence-based discussions of topics including biological parameters, husbandry, clinical evaluation, hospitalization requirements, common medical and surgical conditions, radiographic imaging, and more The Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine is an ideal one-stop reference for the busy general practitioner seeing the occasional exotic animal, veterinary surgeons with an established exotic animal caseload, veterinary students and veterinary nurses wishing to further their knowledge.

Orthopedics An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Orthopedics  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice
Author: Mikel Sabater González,Daniel Calvo Carrasco
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 207
Release: 2019-04-14
ISBN: 0323678025
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Orthopedics An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice Book Excerpt:

This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, Guest Edited by Dr. Mikel Sabater González and Dr. Daniel Calvo Carrasco, is devoted to Orthopedics. Articles will include: Comparative bone composition and pathophysiology of bone healing in exotic species; Orthopedic diagnostic imaging in exotic pets; Osteoarthrosis in research animals; Avian orthopedics; Avian skull orthopedics; Small mammal orthopedics; Reptile and amphibian orthopedics; Nerve blocks in exotic animals; Application of evidence-based medicine in non-domestic animal orthopedic surgery; and Exoskeleton repair in invertebrates.

Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
Author: Jennifer E. Graham,Grayson A. Doss,Hugues Beaufrère
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 992
Release: 2021-11-23
ISBN: 1119149231
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Book Excerpt:

Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine delivers the most relevant and current information required by general veterinary practitioners and veterinary specialists in treating emergent and critical exotic patients. Covering the management of common emergency presentations in exotic companion mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, each section discusses triage and stabilization, diagnostics, nutrition and fluid therapy, analgesia, anesthesia, monitoring, CPR, and euthanasia. The book includes quick reference tables, species-specific drug formularies, and illustrations of exotic animal emergency procedures and techniques. The information contained within is based on an extensive review of the most current literature and the combined knowledge and expertise of international leaders in the field of exotic animal medicine and surgery. A one-stop resource like no other, Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine makes it easy to find the information needed to effectively treat urgent and life-threatening conditions in pet exotic animals. The book covers a wide range of species, encompassing: Exotic companion mammals, including ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, mice, hamsters, gerbils, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders Birds, including psittacines, passerines, doves and pigeons, as well as backyard poultry and waterfowl Reptiles, including turtles and tortoises, snakes and lizards Amphibians Equally useful for general practitioners, specialists in emergency and critical care and exotic animal medicine, veterinary students, and trainees, Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine is an essential resource for the emergent and critical care of exotic animals.

Hawkey s Atlas of Wild and Exotic Animal Haematology

Hawkey s Atlas of Wild and Exotic Animal Haematology
Author: Jaime Samour,Mike Hart
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 262
Release: 2020-11-05
ISBN: 1000190927
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hawkey s Atlas of Wild and Exotic Animal Haematology Book Excerpt:

This revised, updated and expanded edition of Christine Hawkey’s A Colour Atlas of Comparative Veterinary Haematology is bursting with high-quality images to aid identification of blood cells and haemoparasites in the different species commonly seen in private practice and zoological collections. It will assist veterinarians in the identification of normal and abnormal blood cells and in understanding the structural differences of blood cells between the various taxa within the Animal Kingdom. With the help of this guide, readers will be able to understand haemoresponses in the presence of specific and non-specific disease processes and identify haemoparasites commonly seen in blood films from wild and exotic animals. This impressively illustrated comparative haematology atlas is unrivalled in its scope, quality and accuracy. It is a must-have for veterinary students, veterinary surgeons working in general and referral veterinary clinical practices, clinicians working in zoological collections and specialists in exotic animal medicine.

Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis

Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis
Author: J. Jill Heatley,Karen E. Russell
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2020-01-24
ISBN: 111881424X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis Book Excerpt:

Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis is a practical, user-friendly guide to diagnostic testing in a wide range of exotic species. Offers complete information on obtaining samples, performing tests, and interpreting laboratory results in exotic animals Presents information on each species using a similar format for easy access Emphasizes details on clinical biochemistries, urinalysis, and common laboratory diagnostic tests not found in other resources Draws together information on selecting, performing, and using diagnostic tests into a single easy-to-use resource Covers a wide range of species, including small mammals, primates, reptiles, aquatic animals, and wild, laboratory, and pet birds

Exotic Animal Formulary eBook

Exotic Animal Formulary   eBook
Author: James W. Carpenter
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 744
Release: 2012-09-02
ISBN: 1437722636
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exotic Animal Formulary eBook Book Excerpt:

A quick, concise reference to the drugs and dosages used to treat exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 4th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations you encounter in clinical practice. Species covered include birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, primates, wildlife, and all kinds of small mammals and "pocket pets." This edition is updated with a new chapter on invertebrates, information on the latest drugs, and a colorful new design. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, this book is the only drug formulary on the market created solely for the treatment of exotic animals. Nearly 200 drug tables provide clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages used in treating exotic animals, including biological tables with details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipuncture sites, differential diagnosis, and medical protocols for common conditions. All drug information is reviewed for accuracy, ensuring that this reference remains authoritative and current. Easy-to-use organization divides drug monographs into quick-reference chapters including: Invertebrates, Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Sugar Gliders, Hedgehogs, Rodents, Rabbits, Ferrets, Miniature Pigs, Primates, and Wildlife. Additional drug topics include antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents. More than 20 expert authors contribute to this edition. References in each chapter provide resources for further research and study. Convenient appendices provide a single source for information such as classes of drugs used to treat specific exotic animal conditions; efficacy of selected agents used to treat exotic animals; location of select laboratories to perform procedures; normal lab values; conversions; and equivalents. New Invertebrates chapter has been added. New two-color design makes information easier to access at a glance, with drug and biological tables shaded differently for fast lookup. Updated information includes coverage of the latest drugs introduced into the market. Electronic access is available via Pageburst, making it easy to search topics and drugs. Sold separately.

Exotic Animal Formulary E Book

Exotic Animal Formulary   E Book
Author: James W. Carpenter,Chris Marion
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 776
Release: 2017-09-20
ISBN: 0323498035
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exotic Animal Formulary E Book Book Excerpt:

The only drug formulary on the market created solely for the treatment of exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 5th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations encountered in clinical practice. Using clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages, this text helps you find the information you need fast. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, it includes biological tables with details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipuncture sites, differential diagnosis, and medical protocols for common conditions. This thoroughly revised edition includes coverage of antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents, along with new chapters on invertebrates, backyard poultry and waterfowl, compound medications, and more! Nearly 200 drug tables provide clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages used in treating exotic animals. Biological tables provide details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipunctures sites, and medical protocols for common conditions. More than 20 expert authors contribute to this edition. All drug information is reviewed for accuracy, ensuring that this reference remains authoritative and current. NEW! Chapter on backyard poultry and waterfowl, an increasingly popular pet in the U.S. UPDATED Chapter on wildlife includes new information on: considerations for developing a wildlife policy in private practice; recommendations for safe restraint of native wildlife; recommendations for meat withdrawal times in game species for select medications; agents used in wild mammal emergencies; and much more. NEW! Information details the euthanasia agents used in fish. NEW! Information on amphibians includes the blood collection sites and the selected disinfectants for equipment and cage furniture. NEW! Information on hedgehogs includes common differential diagnoses based on physical examination findings and confirmed zoonotic diseases carried by hedgehogs. NEW Information on the constant rate infusion (CRI) protocols used in rabbits. NEW! Information on the protein electrophoresis values for ferrets. NEW! Information on compounding pharmacies.

Exotic Pets

Exotic Pets
Author: Texas A & M University. Office of Veterinary Continuing Education
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 60
Release: 1994*
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Animal immobilization
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exotic Pets Book Excerpt:

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician
Author: Bonnie Ballard,Ryan Cheek
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2016-07-25
ISBN: 1118924207
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician Book Excerpt:

Now in its third edition, and for the first time in full-color, Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician is a comprehensive yet clear introduction to exotic animal practice for technicians in the classroom and clinic setting alike. With an emphasis on the exotic species most likely to present to a veterinary practice, coverage includes avian, reptiles, amphibians, fish, small mammals, and wildlife. Now in full color Features anatomy, restraint, common diseases to radiology, surgical assisting, and parasitology New chapter on fish medicine Companion website offering review questions and images from the text in PowerPoint

Therapeutics An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Therapeutics  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice  E Book
Author: Yvonne R.A. van Zeeland
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2018-04-26
ISBN: 0323583814
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Therapeutics An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book Book Excerpt:

This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice focuses on Therapeutics, with topics including: Metabolic scaling and other methods used to extrapolate drug dosages for exotics; Update on antiviral therapies in birds; Multiresistant bacteria in exotic animal medicine: fact or faux?; Emergency drugs and fluid therapy in exotics; Guidelines for treatment of toxicities in exotic animals; Nutraceuticals in exotic animal medicine; Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics modelling of analgesic drugs; Psychoactive drugs in avian medicine; Cardiovascular drugs in avian and small mammal medicine; Gastrointestinal drugs in small mammal medicine; Update on cancer treatment in exotics; Drug delivery methods with emphasis on low stress handling while medicating exotic animal; and Compounding and extra-label use of drugs in exotic animal medicine.

Select Topics in Dermatology

Select Topics in Dermatology
Author: Peter G. Fisher
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 524
Release: 2013-09-19
ISBN: 0323188761
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Select Topics in Dermatology Book Excerpt:

The latest information on dermatology of exotic pet animals for the exotic animal veterinarian. Topics to be covered include diagnostic approach to dermatologic disease, behavioural dermatopathies, ectoparasites, bumblefoot, erythema multiforme in the ferret, yellow fungus disease, dermatitis of reptiles, viral skin diseases of the rabbit, dermal neoplasias in small animals and avians, dermatologic conditions involving the feet, beak and claws, viral dermatopathies of ornamental and pet fish, alopecia in the guinea pig, amphibian chytridiomycosis, sebaceous adenitis in rabbits, and more.

Gastroenterology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Gastroenterology  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice
Author: Tracey K. Ritzman
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 225
Release: 2014-05-04
ISBN: 0323297285
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gastroenterology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice Book Excerpt:

This issue focuses on the latest research releated to the gastroenterology of exotic pets. Topics include: Current trends and diagnostic techniques, fish gestroenterology, pathology of the gastrointestinal system, treatment of ileus in exotic companion mammals, liver lobe torsion in pet rabbits, update on the diagnosis and management of macrohabdus omithogaster, nutritional management of gastrointestinal conditions, raptor gastroenterology, behavior related gastroenterology, reptile and amphibian gastroenterology, amphibian/reptile gastrointestinal physiology and more.

Manual of Exotic Pets

Manual of Exotic Pets
Author: Peter H. Beynon,British Small Animal Veterinary Association
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 312
Release: 1991
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Animals
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manual of Exotic Pets Book Excerpt:

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice
Author: Nicola Di Girolamo,Alexandra Winter
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 277
Release: 2017-08-19
ISBN: 0323545777
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice Book Excerpt:

This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, Edited by Drs. Nicola Di Girolamo and Alexandra Winter, focuses on Evidence-Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine. Topics include: Why should we direct our efforts toward evidence-based practice and knowledge creation?; Practical application of evidence-based practice; Evidence-based advances in avian medicine; Evidence-based advances in reptile medicine; Evidence-based advances in rabbit medicine; Evidence-based advances in ferret medicine; Evidence-based advances in rodent medicine; Evidence-based advances in fish and aquatic animal medicine; Evidence-based analgesia in exotic animals; Evidence-based anesthesia in exotic animals; Evidence-based reptile housing and nutrition; Evidence-based rabbit housing and nutrition; Basic statistics for the exotic animal practitioner (numerical outcomes, P values, t-test, anova); Advanced statistics for the exotic animal practitioner (categorical data, logistic regression, confidence intervals); Basics of systematic review and meta-analysis for the exotic animal practitioner; Evidence-based information resources for the exotic animal practitioner; and How to report exotic animal research.

Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets

Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets
Author: Simon J. Girling
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2008-04-15
ISBN: 0470680520
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets Book Excerpt:

From budgies and cockatiels to chipmunks and chinchillas, our interest in exotic pets has rocketed in recent years. With the house rabbit being the UK's third most commonly kept pet after the cat and dog, and sales in small mammals, reptiles and birds continuing to grow, exotic pets have now become a specialist area of veterinary practice in their own right. Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets is the first book to address the need for a definitive reference book devoted entirely to the principles and applications of nursing exotic species. Developed from a City and Guild's course, it not only covers husbandry, nutrition and handling, but also explores anatomy and chemical restraint, and provides an overview of diseases and treatments.

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia E Book

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia   E Book
Author: William W. Muir,John A. E. Hubbell
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 616
Release: 2014-03-12
ISBN: 0323290558
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia E Book Book Excerpt:

Handbook of Veterinary Anesthesia, 5th Edition is a well-accepted guide to performing anesthesia and anesthetic techniques safely and effectively. This convenient pocket guide provides clear, concise guidelines on anesthetic procedures for dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, camelids, pigs, birds, and other exotic pets. Topics include patient evaluation and preparation, local anesthetic drugs, anesthetic equipment, patient monitoring, pain management, breathing systems and ventilation, shock therapy, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, and euthanasia. Written by leading anesthesiology experts William W. Muir III and John A. E. Hubbell, this practical handbook is the perfect size to take anywhere! User-friendly format provides instant access to vital information on anesthetic procedures and techniques for dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, camelids, pigs, birds, and other exotic pets. Thoroughly UPDATED topics include patient evaluation, patient preparation methods, safe and effective operation of anesthetic equipment, and chemical restraint procedures. Respected authors are recognized as experts in the field of veterinary anesthesia. Over 100 tables, boxes, and graphs summarize anesthetic protocols and clinical applications, including dosages, advantages, and disadvantages of each drug. Also available on Pageburst — a fully searchable digital text platform that makes it easy to quickly find key topics and drug information. Sold separately. UPDATED anesthetic drug information and NEW pain management techniques provide the latest on indications, toxicities, and recommended dosages. EXPANDED step-by-step overviews of anesthetic and analgesic techniques make it easier to review and perform procedures. UPDATED coverage of euthanasia, including the most current AVMA guidelines, provides today’s accepted protocols for the provision of euthanasia. UPDATED complementary and alternative strategies provide non-pharmacologic interventions for pain management. UPDATED research findings and clinical applications address special anesthetic considerations necessary in cats.

Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia

Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia
Author: Paul Flecknell
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2009-04-09
ISBN: 9780080918990
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia Book Excerpt:

Laboratory Animal Anesthesia looks at recent significant developments in anesthetic practices in laboratory experiments involving animals. It also provides information about basic standards for proper use of anesthesia. In addition, it examines the equipment and different anesthetic agents that are used in performing an experiment on animals. The book also discusses the profound effects of anesthesia on the physiological aspect of the animals’ body systems, such as hypothermia and respiratory depression. The book addresses the proper management and care that should be provided for the animals that undergo anesthesia. Furthermore, it covers different anesthetic procedures that should be used on various kinds of small animals intended for laboratory experiments. The main goal of this book is to provide information about the different anesthetic agents used in experiments, and the proper standards to follow when using anesthetics on lab animals. • New edition provides new information on anesthesia and analgesia, and has an extensively revised and updated bibliography • Provides a balanced consideration of the needs of scientific research and the welfare of laboratory animals • Written by a veterinary anesthetist and scientist with over 30 years' experience in the field, and who is actively engaged in research in this area • Provides rapid, easily accessed information using tabulated summaries • Provides those with limited experience of anesthesia with the information they need to carry our procedures effectively, safely, and humanely • Provides sufficient depth for the more experienced anesthetist moving to this field