What’s new with local anesthetics with Dr. Tammy Grubb, PhD, DACVAA | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts

In today’s VETgirl podcast, we interview Dr. Tammy Grubb, PhD, DACVAA about what’s new with local anesthetics in our canine and feline patients. Tune in to learn what the top 3 mistakes veterinary professionals make when it comes to pain management, what the indications and contraindications are for using local blocks, and when we should be incorporating local anesthetics into surgical procedures.

Here, some open access articles that Dr. Grubb referred to:

Local and regional anaesthesia in dogs and cats: Overview of concepts and drugs (Part 1). Grubb T, Lobprise H. Vet Med Sci. 2020 May;6(2):209-217.

Local and regional anaesthesia in dogs and cats: Descriptions of specific local and regional techniques (Part 2). Grubb T, Lobprise H.Vet Med Sci. 2020 May;6(2):218-234.

Today’s VETgirl podcast is sponsored by Elanco, makers of Nocita. Provide up to 72-hours of post-operative pain relief from a single administration with the only FDA approved long-acting local anesthetic for dogs and cats. For more information, visit nocita-vet.com.

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