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12 June 2019 19:30 - 12 June 2019 21:30

Anaesthesia: Truth, Lies and Misconceptions

The Canalside, Marsh Lane, Bridgwater Somerset, TA6 6LQ


We are all encouraged to practice evidence-based veterinary medicine. In this regard, a number of the procedures that we perform as part of anaesthesia, and accept as being beneficial for the patient, have actually been proven to be detrimental in some cases. Similarly, there is increasing data demonstrating that the analgesic drugs we commonly use may be ineffectual in a proportion of animals, and we may have to look to alternatives.

This lecture will present a series of scenarios relating to anaesthesia and analgesia, and question whether what we commonly accept is actually truth, lie or misconception. It is intended to make the audience actively think about what they do on a daily basis, and is equally applicable to both veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses.

This course is kindly sponsored by Dechra

Speaker: Derek Flaherty BVMS DVA DipECVAA MRCA FHEA FRCVS

Intended for: Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses

Terms and Conditions: All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking.

To qualify for an applicable refund, cancellations must emailed to administration@bsava.com or requested by telephone on 01452 726700. With over 30 days’ notice we will refund 70% of the course fee.  With between 15-30 days’ notice we will refund 50% of the course fee.  No refunds will be provided for cancellations with notice of 14 days or less, however if we are able to resell your place on the course we will provide a full refund.

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