By Liz Welsh
Common veterinary collections from libraries to working towards vet references will locate Liz Welsh does a good modifying task in ANAESTHESIA FOR VETERINARY NURSES, a survey written in particular for veterinary nurses by means of veterinary nurses and surgeons. insurance of the variety of physiological and pharmacological points of anesthesia were absolutely up-to-date and replicate the most recent alterations to veterinary nursing.
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A similar mechanism operates in animals. Pathological causes of increased blood pressure (hypertension) include: • • • • decreased arterial oxygen concentration; increased arterial carbon dioxide concentration; decreased blood flow to the brain; increased intracranial pressure. In contrast visceral pain causes a decrease in blood pressure (hypotension). Many anaesthetic agents can affect blood pressure (see Chapter 6). The blood supply to body tissues is affected by a number of factors: those that affect the cardiovascular system in general and local regulatory mechanisms.
Dermatological examination Examination for: • masses or swellings; • discoloration, including petechiation and bruising; • other skin lesions, for example, pustules, erythema, scale. 44 Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses Reproductive system • Examination of the vulva in an entire bitch. • Check mammary glands or testicles for swellings or masses. General assessment • Body condition: Obesity compromises the cardiovascular system and demands an increased respiratory effort. Obese patients should receive drug dosages calculated on ideal body weight.
Conversely, during hypoventilation, respiratory acidosis will result. If an anaesthetised animal breathes in carbon dioxide (for example, if there is a problem in carbon dioxide removal in a closed breathing system) the 28 Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses animal will hyperventilate to try to remove the carbon dioxide. If carbon dioxide levels continue to increase so that the level of carbon dioxide in the alveoli reaches that of the bloodstream, it becomes difficult for the animal to excrete carbon dioxide.