Inhaled Anesthetics in Horses

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Abstract

Inhaled agents represent an important and useful class of drugs for equine anesthesia. This article reviews the ether-type anesthetics in contemporary use, their uptake and elimination, their mechanisms of action, and their desirable and undesirable effects in horses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-87
Number of pages19
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Equine Practice
Volume29
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2013

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Keywords

  • Amnesia
  • Desflurane
  • Horse
  • Immobility
  • Isoflurane
  • MAC
  • Sevoflurane

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Equine

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Inhaled Anesthetics in Horses. / Brosnan, Robert J.

In: Veterinary Clinics of North America - Equine Practice, Vol. 29, No. 1, 04.2013, p. 69-87.

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