Paul A. Flecknell
6,24 MB
25 Sep 2000

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An ever-increasing number of drugs are available to veterinarians for use in the control of pain. This new, concise guide gives vets with all the information they need to choose the most appropriate pain medication for any clinical situation. Introductory chapters explain the physiology of pain and pharmacology of analgesics, and are followed by detailed chapters on management of acute and post-operative pain and chronic pain, the problems of pain management and pain assessment. Written by an international team of veterinary pain management experts, Pain Management in Animals provides vets with all the information they need to provide good pain control in all their patients.All species, large and small, covered in detailComprehensive tables on recommended doses of all analgesics in all speciesExtensive chapters on chronic and acute painAll the problems vets are likely to encounter in pain management discussed in full Fully referenced throughout to key journal articlesLots of practical advice on all aspects of pain management

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