Post-operative considerations

The recovery area

Recovery from anaesthesia should be smooth, without excitement, or prolonged recumbence and should be pain free.

Since all animals will require some degree of special attention in the post-operative period, it is preferable to provide a separate recovery area. This not only enables more appropriate environmental conditions to be maintained but also encourages individual attention and special nursing.

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Updated on 12th May 2020

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