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An introduction to anaesthetic regimens for surgical or prolonged procedures

The Triad of Anaesthesia

Due to the benefits of producing loss of consciousness (avoiding stress associated with restraint, and immobilising the animal to make procedures easier to undertake), most laboratory animals are anaesthetised using a general anaesthetic.