Anaesthesia

You are presented with an aggressive (!) 6yo rottie needing a lateral suture. What is your approach to anaesthesia? (You can’t examine it!)

Hmmmm…

http://twitter.com/Seh_Fid/status/451427045982359552

Hmm not sure…

Ok, some good thoughts. What is a good choice of analgesia here?

Good. So lets start at the beginning – what premed combo would you choose and how would you administer it? Any ideas?

It is an aggressive customer after all! Keep everyone safe.

Good thoughts. Some choices of premed combinations are…

http://twitter.com/Seh_Fid/status/451435905082204162

So we have safely administered the premed …

http://twitter.com/Seh_Fid/status/451438464278740993

http://twitter.com/Seh_Fid/status/451438980257808384

http://twitter.com/Seh_Fid/status/451441485142315008

http://twitter.com/Seh_Fid/status/451441745277251586

http://twitter.com/Seh_Fid/status/451442288846471168

Methadone is licensed in smallies, not morphine! #toomanym‘s

http://twitter.com/Seh_Fid/status/451442818473787392

But remember the use of controlled drugs…

Some great ideas for local anaesthesia here. Femorsciatic nerve block is successful even though perform blind. Or…

http://twitter.com/Seh_Fid/status/451447159234510848

In summary…

Brilliant suggestions here. Well done!

A big thanks to Matt McMillan for running the session this week. Great to get us thinking about a real life scenario! And thank you to everyone you took part. Hope you find it useful 🙂

Sarah