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Buprenorphine: it’s not all static in rabbits Thursday, 13th September 2018

Opioids are well known for causing gastrointestinal stasis in mammalian species. This recent paper examined the effects of a single high dose of buprenorphine on the rabbit gastrointestinal tract using non-invasive imaging techniques.

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Caesarean Section Survival Guide. Part 1: Physiology & Pre-anaesthetic Considerations. Thursday, 13th September 2018

In the first instalment of this 2-part review Karen examines the physiological changes that occur during pregnancy and how those adjustments can affect the selection of anaesthetic protocols for the increasingly common Caesarean section.

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Cardiac arrest - the human factor Thursday, 30th August 2018

Cardiac arrest in dogs and cats is, thankfully, relatively rare. However, when it does happen it can have devastating consequences for the animal, owner and the veterinary team. This study examined the common causalities leading up to a cardiac arrest with the aim of changing protocols to improve outcomes.

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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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