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Cardiovascular Effects of Anesthetics, Sedatives, Postoperative Analgesic Agents, and Other Pharmaceuticals

  • David R. Gross
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Abstract

Researchers using animal models must be aware that many of the drugs necessary to provide humane use and care have adverse affects on the cardiovascular system. The use of these agents is absolutely necessary and unavoidable but informed choices can be made to minimize these affects.

Keywords

Cardiac Output Cardiac Index Central Venous Pressure Systemic Vascular Resistance Action Potential Duration 
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  • David R. Gross
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Veterinary BiosciencesUniversity of Illinois, Urbana Champaign College of Veterinary MedicineUrbanaUSA

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