33. Great Apes

  1. Gary West DVM, Dipl ACZM1,
  2. Darryl Heard BSc, BVMS, PhD, Dipl ACZM2 and
  3. Nigel Caulkett DVM, MVetSc, Dipl ACVA3
  1. Jonathan Sleeman

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch33

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

How to Cite

West, G., Heard, D. and Caulkett, N. (2007) Great Apes, in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch33

Author Information

  1. 1

    Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, Oklahoma State University's College of Veterinary Medicine

  2. 2

    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine

  3. 3

    University of Calgary, College of Veterinary Medicine

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813825663

Online ISBN: 9780470376478

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Keywords:

  • great apes;
  • anesthesia;
  • injectable induction agents;
  • ketamine hydrochloride;
  • benzodiazepines

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Taxonomy, Biology, and Medical Conditions Related to Anesthesia

  • Anesthetic Protocols

  • Oral Administration of Tranquilizers and Anesthetics

  • Anesthetic Maintenance and Monitoring

  • Anesthetic Recovery

  • Field Anesthesia

  • References