This practical, quick-reference handbook provides you with an overview of pain and analgesia management in animals. It offers comprehensive, yet concise coverage of important topics, such as the recognition and assessment of pain, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic pain-management techniques, pain management for acute and chronic conditions, and the ethics of pain control. In addition to its easy-to-use outline format, the Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management also features: Assessment criteria and tools that provide a systematic way for you to evaluate pain behavior and intensity. Case studies that illustrate realistic clinical scenarios, helping you learn how to assess and manage pain the clinical setting. The latest complementary and alternative strategies pain management for those interested in non-pharmacologic interventions. Numerous tables and boxes that summarize pharmacologic protocols - with dosages, indications, contraindications, and side effects. Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management is your hands-on guide that will help you provide better patient care. Purchase you copy today!