Prolonged anesthetic recovery.

  title={Prolonged anesthetic recovery.},
  author={Richard V. Broadstone},
  journal={Clinical techniques in small animal practice},
  volume={14 1},
Failure to awaken, delayed awakening, and blunted responsiveness following anesthesia constitute a continuum which must be recognized, diagnosed accurately, and responded to appropriately. One must determine whether it is a normal recovery for this animal or a pathological delay. A delayed recovery results in continued depression of many organ systems. The… CONTINUE READING