Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals, 3rd Edition


Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals, 3rd Edition

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By Richard Fish, Peggy Danneman, Marilyn Brown, Alicia Karas

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals, 3rd Edition provides the reader with agents, methods and techniques for anesthesia and analgesia that ensure humane, reproducible, and successful procedural outcomes. Sections cover ethical, regulatory and scientific considerations, principles of anesthesia and analgesia, anesthetic equipment and monitoring, periprocedural care, including dedicated chapters to the assessment and management of pain in laboratory species, and practical considerations by species, including relevant anatomy, physiology, and behavior of a broad range of lab animal species.

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals, 3rd Edition will be a complete reference for veterinarians involved in lab animal research as well as senior graduate, graduate students, post-docs and researchers who utilize animals in biomedical research.

  • Provides researchers with the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of the use of anesthesia and analgesia in laboratory animals
  • Includes complete coverage of agents’ impact in research outcomes
  • Thoroughly updated with new material on ferrets, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and cephalopods
  • Covers hot topic areas such as pain research, ethical issues, legal issues and imaging studies
Table of Contents
Section I. Ethical, regulatory, and scientific considerations
Chapter 1. Ethics
Chapter 2. Regulatory issues
Chapter 3. Optimizing anesthesia and analgesia for specific research projects
Section II. Principles of anesthesia and analgesia
Chapter 4. Injectable anesthetics
Chapter 5. Tranquilizers, sedatives, local anaesthetics and antimuscarinic agents
Chapter 6. Inhalant anesthetics and safety
Chapter 7. Pharmacology of Analgesics
Chapter 8. Neuromuscular blocking agents
Section III. Anesthetic equipment and monitoring
Chapter 9. Anesthesia delivery systems
Chapter 10. Monitoring of anesthesia
Section IV. Periprocedural care
Chapter 11. General care: periprocedural management considerations for research animals
Chapter 12. Pain assessment in laboratory species
Chapter 13. Basic considerations for pain management in laboratory animals
Chapter 14. Anesthesia and analgesia in laboratory rodents
Chapter 15. Anesthesia and analgesia in rabbits
Chapter 16. Anesthesia, restraint and analgesia in laboratory fishes
Chapter 17. Anesthesia and analgesia in laboratory pigs
Chapter 18. Anesthesia and analgesia in nonhuman primates
Chapter 19. Anesthesia and analgesia in dogs and cats
Chapter 20. Anesthesia and analgesia in ruminants
Chapter 21. Analgesia and anesthesia in ferrets
Chapter 22. Anesthesia and analgesia in other mammals
Chapter 23. Anesthesia and analgesia in birds
Chapter 24. Anesthesia and analgesia in reptiles
Chapter 25. Anesthesia and analgesia in amphibians
Chapter 26. Anesthesia and analgesia in invertebrates
Section VI. Special topics
Chapter 27. Management of chronic pain
Chapter 28. Anesthesia and analgesia in the fetus and neonate
Chapter 29. Anesthesia for in vivo imaging studies: practical considerations for experimental outcomes and animal welfare
Chapter 30. Preclinical pain testing: a short guide to where we are and where we are going

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