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Sarah Boston, DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVS


ACVS Surgery STAT: Tips for reducing the pain of amputations in dogs
June 1, 2008

Amputation is a painful procedure, so aggressive, multimodal analgesia is necessary. The patient should receive a premedication that includes a pure mu agonist opioid such as morphine, fentanyl, oxymorphone or hydromorphone.

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