Pain Management in Small Animal Medicine

Pain Management in Small Animal Medicine

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Pain Management in Small Animal Medicine describes and clearly illustrates the difficulties and choices facing veterinarians in identifying and treating pain, in addition to providing an account of the neurobiological mechanisms responsible for the pain. Expanded from the authora€™s previous work, Chronic Pain in Small Animal Medicine, this volume uses the original text to illustrate the core theme of qmechanism baseq and expands the text considerably with the inclusion of areas beyond chronic pain. Topics include: Pain assessment in small animal medicine The functional physiology of pain The use of pharmacologics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Nutraceutical mechanisms and therapy Management of pain related to canine osteoarthritis, musculoskeletal disease, and cancer Pain management features unique to cats Emphasizing the latest evidence and contemporary understanding of qwhyq and qhowq to treat pain, the book will enable veterinary healthcare professionals as well as those in training, education, and research to develop a greater depth of knowledge in mechanisms of pain and potential targets for treatmenta€” thereby raising the standard of care for pain management.Factors influencing the postoperative use of analgesics in dogs and cats by Canadian veterinarians. Can Vet J ... J Feline Med Surg 6:313a€“320. ... Armitage EA, Wetmore LA, Chan DL, et al. (2005) ... The Wisconsin Resource Manual, 2nd edn.

Title:Pain Management in Small Animal Medicine
Author:Steven M Fox
Publisher:CRC Press - 2013-12-06


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