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2.5.2020 at 08:00 - 22.5.2020 at 23:59



Pakollinen syventäviin opintoihin kuuluva jakso.

Eläinlääketieteen lisensiaatin koulutusohjelma vastaa jaksosta ja se ei ole tarjolla muiden koulutusohjelmien opiskelijoille.

Students will learn the general principles of veterinary anesthesia, pain management and intensive care.

Students will be able to

  • describe the method of use, mechanism of action and adverse effects of the most important medications used in anesthesia
  • assess the pain and treat it
  • describe the mechanisms by which anesthetic equipment and monitors work
  • describe how anesthetic monitoring takes place
  • plan anesthesia, pain management and rehydration therapy for healthy animals and the most common problematic patients in various circumstances

4. lukuvuoden syyslukukausi.

The course embraces the principles of general anaesthesia in veterinary medicine, which are discussed in a comparative way among species. More detailed information are provided for dogs, cats and horses. Clinical conditions commonly affetcing dogs, cats and horses which have influence on the anaesthetic process, are also addressed.

Specific book chapters and reviews integrating the contents of the lectures will be made available on Moodle before and during the course.

Kurssin aikana Moodle-kurssialustalle lisätään materiaalia, jotka muodostavat pääosan oppimateriaalista.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Anaesthesia and Analgesia, by Tanya Duke-Novakovski (Editor), Marieke Vries de (Editor), Chris Seymour (Editor) 2016

Dugdale Veterinary Anaesthesia: Principles to Practice. Wiley-Blackwell, 2010

Handbook of Equine Anaesthesia By Taylor P. and Clarke K.W., 2nd Edition, 2006 .

Silverstein & Hopper Small Animal Critical Care Medicine. 2nd Edition, Elsevier Saunders, 2014.


Formal lectures 28 hours. case based learning 2 hours, practical lectures (lab day) 6 hours. All lectures are recommended. No lectures are mandatory. Examinaton time: 3 hours.