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Analgesic constant rate infusions in dogs and cats
  1. Nicola Bromley


    Nicola Bromley graduated from the University of Bristol in 1999. After a short time in mixed and small animal practices, she moved to the south coast and began working for Grove Lodge Veterinary Group in 2002. She achieved her RCVS certificate in small animal medicine in 2006. She is currently the lead clinical vet at Grove Lodge and has an active interest in emergency medicine and critical care. In 2009, she was awarded the Frank Beattie Travel Scholarship to enable her to spend time at TUFTS University in New England, USA working in the ICU department.


Analgesic constant rate infusions (CRIs) have become more popular in recent years and are a very effective way of providing analgesia. This article gives an overview of the most common analgesic CRIs, their indications and practical guidance on how to use them in daily practice. It also considers transdermal analgesia.

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