Top 5 Anesthetic Management Differences Between Dogs & Cats with Dr. Mama

Khursheed Mama, DVM, DACVAA, Colorado State University

ArticleLast Updated July 2021Listen

In this episode, host Alyssa Watson, DVM, is joined by Khursheed Mama, DVM, DACVAA, to talk about her recent Clinician’s Brief article, “Top 5 Anesthetic Management Differences Between Dogs & Cats.” Dr. Mama compares and contrasts the risks that each species presents, including respiratory fatigue, tracheal tears, and cortical blindness. She also explains why risk increases during induction and recovery for both species. And though they say cats are not small dogs, listen to Dr. Mama’s perspective on how similar the species actually are to one another.

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  • Alyssa Watson, DVM - Host

  • Alexis Ussery - Producer & Digital Content Coordinator

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In this veterinary podcast, Alyssa Watson, DVM, hosts the authors of your favorite Clinician's Brief articles to dig deeper and explore the conversations behind the content. This podcast offers a wide range of topics impacting clinical care of dogs and cats, from diagnosis and treatment information to client expectations and experience. Each podcast episode is full of practical education for every veterinarian and their team.

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