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Anesthesia: peri-operative complications - cardiac arrest

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Introduction

  • Cardiac arrest is the lack of cardiac output.

Incidence

  • 33.2% of anesthetic deaths in horses are due to cardiac arrest or cardiovascular collapse in a recent multicentre study.
  • Crisis is difficult to diagnose unless there is enough physiological monitoring.

Causes

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Recognition of arrest

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CCPR

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Riebold T W (1990) Ed. The Veterinary Clinics of North America Equine Practice.

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