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...
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...