The purpose of administering an anesthetic is to make the patient insensible to pain and incapable of movement. In general, animals are anesthetized by the same drugs and methods that are used for man. All laboratory animals should be anesthetized before being subjected to any surgical procedure. This chapter deals only with anesthesia in dogs, since the procedures described in this book are most commonly done in dogs.
KeywordsEndotracheal Tube Cephalic Vein Inhalation Anesthetic Morphine Sulfate Surgical Anesthesia
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