Comparison of two thiopental infusion rates for the induction of anaesthesia in dogs.

@article{Dugdale2005ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of two thiopental infusion rates for the induction of anaesthesia in dogs.},
  author={Alexandra H A Dugdale and G L Pinchbeck and Ronald S Jones and Wendy A. Adams},
  journal={Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={
          360-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the induction dose requirements of thiopental using two different infusion rates for induction of anaesthesia in dogs. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, randomized study. ANIMALS Fifty, healthy (ASA I or II) client-owned dogs with a mean age of 4.1 years and a mean mass of 20.4 kg undergoing elective surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS Animals were randomly assigned to receive an infusion of 2.5% thiopental at a rate of either 0.1 ml kg(-1) minute(-1) or 0.4 ml kg(-1)minute(-1… Expand
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