Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

Anesthesia: maintenance

Contributor(s): David Perpinan, Molly Varga

Introduction

  • Anesthetic risk in rabbits is higher when compared to that in dogs and cats.
  • Proper management of anesthetic maintenance helps achieve a successful outcome.

Anesthetic drugs

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Monitoring

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Temperature

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Anesthetic depth

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Preventing problems

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Overall goals

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Heard D (2014) Lagomorphs (Rabbits, Hares and Pikas). In: Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia. 2nd edn. Eds: West G, Heard D & Caulkett N. Wiley Blackwell, UnSA. pp 879-891.
  • Hawkins M G & Pascoe P J (2012) Anesthesia, Analgesia and Sedation of Small Mammals. In: Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery. 3rd edn. Eds: Quesenberry K E & Carpenter J W. Elsevier Saunders, USA. pp 429-451.


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