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Anaesthesia and analgesia
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia: from chloroform to designer drugs
  1. Polly Taylor, MA, VetMB, PhD, DVA, DipECVAA, MRCA, MRCVS
  1. Taylor Monroe, Gravel Head Farm, Little Downham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK
  1. E-mail: polly{at}taylormonroe.co.uk

Abstract

In 2013, to celebrate its 125th anniversary, Veterinary Record published a series of articles exploring developments in veterinary medicine since the journal was launched. According to an online poll in which over 1000 readers voted, the most important innovation in that time was anaesthesia and analgesia. Here, Polly Taylor explains why advancements in this field have made such a crucial impact on animal health and welfare and clinical practice. Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia: from chloroform to designer drugs

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