With adequate preparation and understanding of the unique physiologic and anatomic differences involved, anesthetists can provide excellent care for pediatric patients. This article highlights these aspects of anesthesia in pediatric patients.

Anesthesia for Pediatric Patients

With adequate preparation and understanding of the unique physiologic and anatomic differences involved, anesthetists can provide excellent care for pediatric patients. This article highlights these aspects of anesthesia in pediatric patients.

September/October 2017 | Volume 2, Issue 5

Geriatric and pediatric patients have differences in physiology, pharmacology, and anatomy. Yet their anesthetic needs are often very similar to each other.

Opposite Ends of the Life Cycle, Similar Anesthetic Needs

Geriatric patients are generally assumed to be at higher risk than healthy young adults when undergoing anesthesia, but healthy pediatric patients should also be approached as challenges for the anesthetist. This article provides an overview of anesthesia considerations for both old and young patients.

November/December 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 6


Today’s Technician: Responding to a Cardiac Emergency – Pericardial Effusion in Canine Patients

This article was originally published in the September/October 2015 “Today’s Technician” column of Today’s Veterinary Practice. Today’s Veterinary Practice is the NAVC’s official, peer-reviewed journal for veterinarians. You can find the full list of “Today’s Technician” articles on the Today’s Veterinary Practice website. Pericardial effusion is considered a cardiac emergency situation that is most commonly seen in more…



Today’s Technician: Blood Pressure Monitoring from a Nursing Perspective – Part 1: Overview of Blood Pressure Monitoring

This article was originally published in the January/February 2015 “Today’s Technician” column of Today’s Veterinary Practice. Today’s Veterinary Practice is the NAVC’s official, peer-reviewed journal for veterinarians. You can find the full list of “Today’s Technician” articles on the Today’s Veterinary Practice website. Systemic arterial blood pressure is created by the pumping action of the more…



Today’s Technician: Blood Pressure Monitoring From a Nursing Perspective – Part 2: Blood Pressure Monitoring Techniques

This article was originally published in the March/April 2015 “Today’s Technician” column of Today’s Veterinary Practice. Today’s Veterinary Practice is the NAVC’s official, peer-reviewed journal for veterinarians. You can find the full list of “Today’s Technician” articles on the Today’s Veterinary Practice website. Systemic arterial blood pressure is created by the pumping action of the more…


Purr-fect Feline Anesthesia

Purr-fect Feline Anesthesia

Anesthetizing cats can present several challenges, from managing patient stress to administering anesthetics to monitoring during the procedure. Read this article for information that can help you improve the anesthesia experience for your feline patients.

March/April 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 2