60. Rodents

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

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch60

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) Rodents, in Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376478.ch60

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:

  • rodents;
  • zoonotic diseases;
  • physical restraint;
  • analgesia;
  • premedication

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Consequences of Small Body Size

  • Zoonotic Diseases

  • Physical Restraint

  • Preanesthetic Preparation

  • Premedication

  • Analgesia

  • Local and Regional Anesthesia

  • Parenteral Anesthesia

  • Inhalation Anesthesia

  • Monitoring

  • Supportive Care

  • Recovery

  • References