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Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Opioids and NSAIDs for perioperative pain management (Proceedings)

April 1, 2010

Patient stress is probably a contributing factor in some cases of adverse patient outcome. Stress during induction of anesthesia can increase circulating catecholamine concentration predisposing the heart to arrhythmias.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

New and old approaches to treating acute peri-operative pain (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Because the entire CNS is heavily invested with opioid receptors that mediate central and spinal analgesia, the most effective class of analgesics is the pure agonist opioids, i.e. drugs such as morphine, hydromorphone, oxymorphone, etc.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Update on opioids – new and old (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

The greek god "Morpheus" was the namesake for morphine. Morpheus was the god of dreams.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Anesthesia for ophthalmic surgery (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Patients that present for ophthalmic surgery are often geriatric or pediatric, painful and anxious, and may present as emergency cases.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Pain assessment in companion small animals (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

The challenge of pain assessment in animals lies in the very concept of pain itself.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Myths and misconceptions in anesthesia (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

A review of some of the common misconceptions or outdated thoughts that can be found in small animal anesthesia.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Hypotension....what to do? (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Mean arterial pressure (MAP) is the driving force for blood flow (perfusion) through capillaries that supply oxygen to organs and tissue beds of the body.

Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Pain management for small animal clinical patients: Critical care and peri-operative analgesics (Proceedings)

April 1, 2009

Providing good analgesia improves clinical outcome for critically injured patients.

Source: CVC IN BALTIMORE PROCEEDINGS

Features of feline anesthesia and pain management (Proceedings)

April 1, 2009

Cats have relatively deficient hepatic glucuronidation mechanism.

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