Comparison of diazepam-ketamine and thiopentone for induction of anaesthesia in healthy dogs.

@article{White2001ComparisonOD,
  title={Comparison of diazepam-ketamine and thiopentone for induction of anaesthesia in healthy dogs.},
  author={Kate L White and Katy Shelton and Polly M. Taylor},
  journal={Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2001},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={42-48}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the anaesthetic and cardiopulmonary effects of a diazepam-ketamine combination with thiopentone for induction of anaesthesia in dogs. ANIMAL POPULATION Twenty healthy dogs of various breeds weighing between 3.8 and 42.6 kg undergoing major orthopaedic or soft tissue surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS Pre-anaesthetic medication in all cases was intramuscular acepromazine and methadone given 30 minutes before induction of anaesthesia. Each animal was then randomly assigned to… CONTINUE READING

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