Are stressed or fractious patients making you frazzled? Join Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, board-certified specialist in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, for the episode ‘Anesthesia Starts at Home.’ Dr. Martinez discusses how to optimize the patient and pet owner experience by starting the anesthesia process prior to admission to the veterinary clinic. Clinical use of drugs available for at-home anxiolysis and sedation for fearful and anxious pets and strategies for the management of the aggressive patient will be presented, as well as the use of antiemetics and considerations for the administration of chronic medications prior to anesthesia. One-quarter credit of RACE-approved CE will be given for listening to this episode and successfully completing a short quiz.
March 10, 2021