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Anesthesiology and pain management

Section edited by Prof. Lysa Posner 

The anesthesiology and pain management section considers submissions covering all areas of anesthesia and analgesia in all animals, including companion, laboratory, and zoo animals. Articles concerning basic science, the pathophysiology of disease and its relation to anesthetic management, intensive care, anesthetic equipment and monitoring, chemical restraint of animals, and the welfare implications of animals in pain or distress, are also considered.  

  1. Epidural administration of morphine has been shown to be an effective analgesic strategy in horses; however, the possible occurrence of side effects limits its usage. In order to decrease their frequency, it i...

    Authors: Alessandro Mirra, Jasmin Birras, Sabina Diez Bernal and Claudia Spadavecchia

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2020 16:19

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. Heart rate variability (HRV) provides information about autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity and is therefore a possible tool with which to assess anaesthetic depth. The aim of the present study was to eval...

    Authors: Jonathan F. Raue, Mika P. Tarvainen and Sabine B. R. Kästner

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2019 15:258

    Content type: Research article

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