Anesthesia of Exotic Pets

By Lesa Longley

Anaesthesia of Exotic Pets PDF 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
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction to anaesthesia in exotic species
  2. Mammal anaesthesia
  3. Rabbit anaesthesia
  4. Rodent anaesthesia
  5. Ferret anaesthesia
  6. Anaesthesia of other small mammals
  7. Non-human primate anaesthesia
  8. Fancy pigs anaesthesia
  9. Avian anaesthesia
  10. Passerine, psittacine, and columbiforme anaesthesia
  11. Birds of prey anaesthesia
  12. Reptile anaesthesia
  13. Lizard anaesthesia
  14. Snake anaesthesia
  15. Chelonian (tortoise, terrapin & turtle) anaesthesia
  16. Crocodilian anaesthesia
  17. Amphibian anaesthesia
  18. Fish anaesthesia
  19. Invertebrate anaesthesia

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