ClinQuiz: Implementing the American Animal Hospital Association's Anesthesia Guidelines (Sponsored by Abbott Animal Health) Answer 2B

Nov 30, 2012
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2 B. — Try again

This protocol choice relies on a less efficacious opioid, a weak opioid, rather than a pure-agonist (strong) opioid. If dental extractions are needed, pain management would be inadequate. The IV fluid rate is better in this protocol choice, but vasodilatation from the phenothiazine tranquilizer/sedative and the expected higher inhalant doses would promote hypotension. Tissue perfusion may be inadequate.

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