Safe delivery of anaesthetic agents in cats and rabbits

Louise O'Dwyer
Friday, September 27, 2013

This article reviews the methods used to administer volatile anaesthetic agents to veterinary patients, particularly focusing on the difficulties encountered when performing endotracheal intubation in cats and rabbits, and the negative outcomes associated with these difficulties. The article focuses on the novel use of supraglottic airway devices, which up until recently had only been available for human use, discussing the benefits that the use of these devices may have over using ‘standard’ anaesthetic agent delivery techniques.

Safe delivery of anaesthetic agents in cats and rabbits
Safe delivery of anaesthetic agents in cats and rabbits

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