Anesthesia and Analgesia for Research Animals

  • Andrew R. Blickman
  • Lisa J. Brossia
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This chapter provides a general overview of anesthesia and analgesia for animals used in acute neurologic surgical models. Injectable and inhalant anesthetic agents are discussed, as well as analgesia to control postoperative pain. Considerations in choosing the appropriate agent, anesthetic adjuncts, and suggestions for monitoring are also covered in this chapter. Common agents and doses are listed by species in Tables 1 and 2.


Animal models Anesthesia Analgesia Monitoring 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew R. Blickman
    • 1
  • Lisa J. Brossia
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory Animal Resource CenterIndiana University School of MedicineIndianapolisUSA

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