Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Anesthetic monitoring: overview

Synonym(s): anesthesia, monitoring,

Contributor(s): John Dodam, Marieke de Vries

Functions

  • Ensure safety of patient.
  • Ensure adequacy of anesthetic depth.
  • Optimize anesthetic for individual patient.
  • Overall aim: to keep the patient adequately anesthetized General anesthesia: overview for the procedure, with provision of appropriate analgesia Analgesia: overview and minimal physiological dysfunction.

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers
  • Recent references from VetMed Resource and PubMed.
  • Flaherty D & Musk G (2005) Anaesthetic monitoring equipment for small animals. In Practice 27, 512-521.

Other sources of information

  • Duke-Novakovski T, de Vries M, Seymour C (2016) BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 3rd edn. ISBN 978 1 905319 61 9.
  • Davey, Moyle & Ward (1992) Ward's Anesthetic Equipment.W B Saunders. ISBN 0 7020 1435 4.
  • Parbrook, Davis & Parbrook (1986) Basic Physics and Measurement in Anesthesia. Butterworth Heinemann. ISBN 0 7506 00470.


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