Strategies to perform magnetic resonance imaging in infants and young children without sedation
Contributor(s):: Harrington, S. G., Jaimes, C., Weagle, K. M., Greer, M. C., Gee, M. S.
Given the increasing use of MRI in the pediatric population, the need for sedation in MRI performed in young children is a topic of growing importance. Although sedation is generally tolerated well by children, the financial and operational impacts of anesthesia on MRI workflow, as well as...
Behavioral and histological features of zebrafish following sedation with eugenol or propofol
Contributor(s):: Gressler, Luciane Tourem, Xavier, Maria Luiza Gallina, Junior, Guerino Bandeira, Loebens, Luiza, Barboza, Victor Dos Santos, da Costa, Silvio Teixeira, Baldisserotto, Bernardo
Easing anxiety in preparation for pediatric magnetic resonance imaging: a pilot study using animal-assisted therapy
Contributor(s):: Perez, M., Cuscaden, C., Somers, J. F., Simms, N., Shaheed, S., Kehoe, L. A., Holowka, S. A., Aziza, A. A., Shroff, M. M., Greer, M. C.
Optimum Drug Combinations for the Sedation of Growing Boars Prior to Castration
Contributor(s):: Heidi S. Lehmann, Dominique Blache, Eleanor Drynan, Pema Tshewang, David J.C. Blignaut, Gabrielle C. Musk
Juvenile male pigs were sedated for castration. Eight five-month old boars were sedated twice (two weeks apart) with a combination of detomidine (0.1 mg/kg), midazolam (0.2 mg/kg) and either butorphanol (0.2 mg/kg) (Group MDB, n = 8) or morphine (0.2 mg/kg) (Group MDM, n = 8) intramuscularly. The...
Evaluation of Zoletil and other injectable anaesthetics for field sedation of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula)
Contributor(s):: Morgan, D. R., Scobie, S., Arthur, D. G.
Rat aversion to induction with inhalant anaesthetics
Contributor(s):: Makowska, I. J., Weary, D. M.
The most common method of euthanasia of laboratory rodents is exposure to carbon dioxide (CO2), but recent studies have shown that rodents find this gas aversive. Inhalant anaesthetics such as halothane and isoflurane are commonly used to induce unconsciousness in small animals and may be a...