The AAHA Anesthesia Guidelines for Dogs and Cats provide recommendations for evaluating and monitoring patients from the preanesthetic period through recovery, selecting premedication and anesthetic induction and maintenance agents, and using anesthetic equipment and monitors. Take this ClinQuiz and learn how individualized anesthetic plans can help you successfully manage each patient you anesthetize.
When clients hesitate to have their pet put under, be primed to pounce on their misconceptions, bat down myths about anesthesia, and strike back with facts and recommendations customized to their pet's condition.
Understanding and interpreting data from a multi-parameter monitor is paramount to a successful anesthetic experience in veterinary practice. Consider this advice to understand these vital values and explore what to do when you encounter abnormalities.