Footnotes

a This quote appears as an introduction to Chapter 1 of: Muir W, Hubbell J, Bednarski R. Introduction to anesthesia. In: Muir WW, Hubbell JAE, Bednarski RM, Skarda RT, eds. Handbook of veterinary anesthesia. 4th ed. St. Louis: Elsevier, 2007;1. However, the original source of the quote is not referenced.

b See aaha.org resources.

c See acvaa.org

d At the time of this publication, thiopental is not available in the United States

e A standard consent form may be found at www.avma.org/issues/policy/consent_form.asp

f Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia Support Group, www.vasg.org; International Vetrinary Academy of Pain Management, www.ivapm.org

g See www.veccs.org

h See aaha.org

i Personal communication, March 2011, AVMA PLIT jPersonal communication, March 2011, AVMA PLIT.