Pain Management in Animals

Pain Management in Animals

By Paul Flecknell, MA< VetMB, PhD, DLAS, DiplECVA, MRCVS, Professor of Laboratory s, Animal Science and Director, Comparative Biology Centre, The Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK; and Avril Waterman-Pearson,BVSc, PhD, FRCVS, DVA, DiplECVA, Professor of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Head of Department, Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford, Bristol, UK



1. Introduction: Pain in Animals
2. The Physiology of Pain3. Pharmacology of Analgesics
4. Pain Recognition and Pain Assessment
5. Management of Postoperative Pain and Other Acute Pain
6. Management of Chronic Pain
7. Problems of Pain Management