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Phase 2: Day of Anesthesia

Follow the links below to fine tune your protocols on the day of anesthesia to improve the anesthesia experience from "doorknob to doorknob."

Step 1: Anesthesia begins at home

Step 2: Equipment preparation

  • Critical to anesthetic safety is the equipment your team uses. Follow these steps to insure everything is ready!

Step 3: Patient preparation

  • Stabilization, drug dose calculations, and IV access are all a part of preparing your patient. 

Step 4: Anesthetic protocols 

  • Explore anesthetic and analgesic protocols that you can tailor to your patients. 

These guidelines are supported by generous educational grants from IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Midmark, and Zoetis Petcare.