Develop your knowledge and understanding of local anesthesia in cattle. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Cattle anesthesia course bundle.
This module looks at local anesthesia in cattle, including:
Physiology – nerve conduction states
Pharmacology – advantages and disadvantages of local anesthetics
Classes of local block – topical, intradermal and infiltration, intratesticular infiltration, intra-articular infiltration, peripheral nerve blocks, neuraxial anesthesia, caudal extradural anesthesia, factors affecting the efficacy and duration
Complications – post injection reaction, needle breakage, systemic toxicity, infection
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This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Bovis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.