The Anesthesia service offers 24-hour a day support to equine patients requiring anesthesia and pain management at the Purdue University Equine Hospital.
Besides clinical teaching, our boarded anesthesiologists have special interests including anesthesia and anesthetic recovery for equine patients
Our team includes clinicians, residents, and veterinary nurses that specialize in anesthetic care for equines.The anesthesia and pain management team will review each patient’s medical records, perform a physical examination and plan a specific anesthetic and pain management plan to meet the patient's needs. We provide injectable and/or inhalant general anesthesia, regional anesthesia (example - epidurals) and local anesthesia (example - peripheral nerve blocks). We utilize monitoring equipment with ECG, invasive and non-invasive blood pressure, pulse oximetry, capnometry, temperature, oxygen measurement and agent gas detection capabilities. State of the art anesthesia machines and ventilators are available .