Seminars 2019


Oh, Baby! Anesthesia & Analgesia Management for C-Sections & Neonatal Care

Oct 26, 2019
Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater

Cesarean sections (C-section) are a common procedure that may be performed at any veterinary hospital. This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of the anesthetic considerations for a C-section procedure. Topics discussed include physiological changes that occur during pregnancy, preparation of the dam, developing an anesthetic drug protocol, surgical considerations and neonatal resuscitation.

  • 1. Discuss physiological changes that occur during pregnancy that impact anesthesia
  • 2. How to select an anesthesia drug protocol for a C-section
  • 3. Overview of neonatal resuscitation techniques
Darci Palmer, , Anesthesia Veterinary Technician - Southeastern Veterinary Surgery Center