Safe and effective anesthesia of dogs and cats rely on preanesthetic patient assessment and preparation. Patients should be premedicated with drugs that provide sedation and analgesia prior to anesthetic induction with drugs that allow endotracheal intubation.
Safe and effective anesthesia of dogs and cats relies on preanesthetic patient assessment and preparation.
The AAHA Anesthesia Guidelines Task Force members consisted of:
Downloads to support implementation of the AAHA Anesthesia Guidelines for Dogs and Cats.
The preanesthetic patient evaluation identifies individual risk factors and underlying physiologic challenges that contribute information for...
Patient preparation, anesthetic plan, preanesthetic medication, pain management and anesthetic management of patients with comorbidities.
Anesthesia in patients with diabetes.
Anesthesia in patients with renal disease.
Anesthesia in patients with cardiac disease.