Perineal analgesic actions of epidural clonidine in cattle.

@article{Rossi2003PerinealAA,
  title={Perineal analgesic actions of epidural clonidine in cattle.},
  author={Rafael de Rossi and Gisele V Bucker and Juliana V Varela},
  journal={Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          63-70
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the analgesic, sedative, motor, cardiac and respiratory effects of epidural clonidine in cattle. STUDY DESIGN Prospective randomized study. ANIMAL POPULATION Six healthy male cattle weighing between 236 and 365 kg. METHODS To investigate the effect of epidural clonidine, the animals received 2 and 3 μg kg-1 of clonidine diluted to 8 mL with 0.9% saline. Two treatments were utilized as controls. The animals from the first control treatment received 2% lidocaine (0.4… CONTINUE READING