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Anaesthesia handbook
  1. Emma Archer

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Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management: A Color Handbook

Jeff Ko
288 pages, hardback, £54.95.
Manson Publishing. 2013.
ISBN 978 1 84076 179 5

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THIS is a new American textbook that is designed to be a practical book, using colour photographs and diagrams to teach anaesthesia. It is aimed at veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and veterinary students wanting a ‘succinct and practical handbook’ rather than a comprehensive, theory-based textbook.

Being an American text, there are a few minor things that are not directly applicable to UK veterinary practice and the section on anaesthetic circuits is confusingly laid out and has some inaccuracies. The over-simplification of non-rebreathing systems …

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