Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia
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Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia

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Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia, Fourth Edition provides a basic guide to anaesthesia for a very diverse audience needing content, with straight-forward, structured style of writing. Updated with effects of anaesthetics in different laboratory species, including sources of dose rates will be incorporated into tabular material. New information on pain assessment and pain management will be covered, and an increased emphasis on rats and mice for anaesthesia and perioperative care. With newly revised, full color illustrations to facilitate best learning, Laboratory animal Anesthesia, Fourth Edition provides procedures, key points and invaluable advice from a well-known and respected veterinary anesthetist and scientist with over 30 years of experience in the field.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 350 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22.86mm | 680g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0128000368
  • 9780128000366
  • 593,660

Table of contents

1. Preparing for Anaesthesia 2. Managing and Monitoring Anaesthesia 3. Advanced and More Specialised Techniques 4. Analgesia and Post-Operative Care 5. Anaesthesia of Common Laboratory Species
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"...a must have for any laboratory animal professional involved with anesthetizing research animals.an affordable essential reference for research personnel, laboratory animal veterinarians, and students." -- Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

"The preeminent book on laboratory animal anesthesia and analgesia...It is easy to locate information in this one-stop resource on laboratory animal anesthesia...a well organized book that ensures readers are aware of the most important clinical aspects of a topic. Score: 99 - 5 Stars" -- Doody's
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"...a must have for any laboratory animal professional involved with anesthetizing research animals...an affordable essential reference for research personnel, laboratory animal veterinarians, and students." --Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

"The preeminent book on laboratory animal anesthesia and analgesia...It is easy to locate information in this one-stop resource on laboratory animal anesthesia...a well organized book that ensures readers are aware of the most important clinical aspects of a topic. Score: 99 - 5 Stars" --Doody's
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About Paul A. Flecknell

Paul Flecknell is a veterinarian with over 35 years of experience working with laboratory animals. He is a Diplomate of the European Colleges of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia and Laboratory Animal Medicine and an honorary Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. He has PhD in physiology, and is currently Professor of Laboratory Animal Science in the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University. His main research interests are anaesthesia and analgesia of all species of animals and in particular the development of methods of pain assessment. He is the head of the Pain and Animal Welfare Science (PAWS) group at Newcastle. The group's current research work is focussed on novel methods of "cage-side" assessment of pain, particularly using "pain faces" and developing methods of measurement of affective state in rodents.
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