Locoregional anaesthesia in dogs and cats

Anaesthesia & Analgesia | 61 mins

In this webinar, we will be going over locoregional anaesthesia in small animals.  This will include discussion of why it is important to use locoregional anaesthesia, understanding basic pharmacology and how that is relevant in clinical practice. After general discussion and considerations, I will go over the common peripheral blocks that can be used without a nerve locating device or ultrasound, and finally cover practical considerations, indications and practical tips for epidurals.

Meet the speakers

Hulda Hardardottir

Anaesthesia Specialist

Hulda completed her undergraduate studies at Edinburgh University in 2011, and from there she joined Cambridge University for one year completing a internship.  She returned to Edinburgh University as a clinical anaesthetist for three years, and start her residency training in 2015 specialising in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA).  After finishing her residency training, Hulda stayed at Edinburgh University as a lecturer whiles also having two children and completed her European Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2021. Hulda joined Vets Now 24/7 Emergency and Speciality Hospital, Glasgow in the end of 2021 to start up our new anaesthesia and analgesia service.  Hulda enjoys all aspects of anaesthesia, in particular intra- and postoperative analgesia, and management of chronic pain

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