Pain Management for the Small Animal Practitioner

2nd Edition

William Tranquilli, Kurt Grimm, Leigh Lamont

Teton NewMedia
Published June 1, 2004
Reference - 152 Pages
ISBN 9781591610243 - CAT# N10946
Series: Made Easy Series

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Summary

This manual provides an easy guide to pain management for the veterinary practitioner. Beginning with pain terminology, it goes on to describe to physiology of pain, management strategies, various drugs and techniques, and the management of specific conditions and procedures. Strategies for the treatment of pain are comprehensively reviewed, with an overview of the mechanisms by which pain is perceived and the principles of pain management. The drugs currently used in the treatment of acute and chronic pain are discussed as well as the specific techniques that can be used to control intra- and post operative pain in dogs and cats. The book covers a broad range of information on specific aspects of pain management from analgesic techniques to management of chronic pain to pain perception.

Published by Teton New Media USA and distributed by CRC Press outside of North America.