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An introduction to injectable agents for surgical or prolonged procedures

Advantages of injectable anaesthesia

  • Multiple animals can be anaesthetised at the same time (provided you can monitor them effectively).
  • Injectable anaesthetics do not require the use of specialist equipment, but it is important to be able to deliver oxygen as all of these agents cause respiratory depression.