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Volume 24(4), Winter 2014
Injectable anaesthetics can be administered via the subcutaneous (SC), intramuscular (IM), intravenous (IV) or intraosseous (IO) route.
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Induction and maintenance of anaesthesia
Commonly used drugs in rabbits
The paper provides tables with an overview of commonly used drugs for rabbits, their dosages and effects. To download, print and hang up in your practice!
A rabbit presenting with respiratory distress, like this one, may benefit from slight sedation.
A gentle and safe way of handling a rabbit as demon-strated by Mary Cotter, Education Director at the House Rabbit Society of America.
Anaesthesia in rabbits
Part I: pre-anaesthetic considerations and commonly used analgesics and anaesthetics
by Yvonne van Zeeland and Nico Schoemaker
Prior to performing a procedure involving anaesthesia, a thorough history and physical examination should be performed.
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Rabbit anaesthesia is perceived by many as a difficult, high-risk procedure. Many veterinarians therefore do not feel comfortable when having to sedate or anaesthetize a rabbit. Fortunately, the arrival of newer, safer anaesthetic agents, development of specialized anaesthetic equipment, and increased knowledge about veterinary anaesthesia has greatly reduced the risks of anaesthesiarelated morbidity and mortality. In particular the use of endotracheal tubes or supraglottic ...
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