A Survey of Canine Anaesthesia in Veterinary Practice in Cluj-Napoca

Cosmin Pestean, Liviu Oana, Lucia Bel, Iuliu Scurtu, George Clinciu, Ciprian Ober


A survey with 32 questions was performed in Cluj-Napoca veterinary private practices about the routine anaesthetic management of dogs. Of those veterinarians who answered this questionnaire, 18.2% are equipped with a machine for inhalation anesthesia, 27.3% do not use any monitoring during anesthesia and no one use methods of monitoring blood pressure. All the veterinarians graduated the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca.  Ketamine and alpha 2 agonists remain the most used anesthetic substances in private practices. Postoperative analgesia is used constantly by 81.8% of veterinarians. The mortality rate in veterinary practices in Cluj - Napoca for two years was 0.25% (1:403).

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/buasvmcn-vm:12192

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