Anesthesia and analgesia for research animals

Andrew R. Blickman, Lisa J. Brossia

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This chapter provides a general overview of anesthesia and analgesia for animals used in acute neurologic surgical models. Injectable and inhalant anesthetic agents are discussed, as well as analgesia to control postoperative pain. Considerations in choosing the appropriate agent, anesthetic adjuncts, and suggestions for monitoring are also covered in this chapter. Common agents and doses are listed by species in Tables 1 and 2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAnimal Models of Acute Neurological Injuries
PublisherHumana Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781603271844
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009


  • Analgesia
  • Anesthesia
  • Animal models
  • Monitoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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    Blickman, A. R., & Brossia, L. J. (2009). Anesthesia and analgesia for research animals. In Animal Models of Acute Neurological Injuries (pp. 11-18). Humana Press.