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Putting methadone in its place in your pain management. Wednesday, 7th November 2018

In this article we examine why methadone could be considered the analgesic of choice for many of our patients and understand its importance in modern veterinary medicine. The article includes a link to a downloadable summary sheet.

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Food for Thought: Pre-anaesthetic Fasting Thursday, 25th October 2018

In this article Karen examines why we fast our canine and feline patients prior to anaesthesia and what the current recommendations are. Karen also investigates why rabbits are different and should not be starved before anaesthesia.

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​Purr-fecting Pain Management Thursday, 25th October 2018

In this article summary we examine which of the two opioids, buprenorphine or butorphanol, provides the most appropriate analgesia following ovariohysterectomy in the cat.

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Alfaxan experiences Examples of how U.K. practices made the successful switch to Alfaxan

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Arun Veterinary Practice

Our patient welfare is paramount to us and we want to provide a premium service for our clients.

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Vets4Pets

We find Alfaxan so simple and versatile that we don’t need another induction agent...

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Oakham Veterinary Hospital

The team find the smooth inductions helpful as they are able to focus their time on effective anaesthetic and patient monitoring.

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Lake View Veterinary Centre

We were confident we already had a good anaesthetic protocol and the change to Alfaxan was just progressing that even further.

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