In today’s VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, we interview Dr. Melina Zimmerman, DVM, DAVCAA, a board-certified anesthesiologist at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital. If anesthesia isn’t your think, you want to tune in. In this podcast, we review how to manage the canine or feline veterinary patient while under anesthesia, including what to do when that patient is having arrhythmias, hypotension or hypercapnia. We also review pain management and oral analgesics, oral sedation and sedation options for aggressive patients.

This VETgirl podcast is sponsored by Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, a family of specialty and emergency hospitals across the country committed to offering the highest level of veterinary care and improving patient outcomes by bringing together passionate professionals driven by collaboration, empowerment, and integrity.

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