Banfield® anesthesia resources
Banfield anesthesia standards
The quality of our anesthesia practices is built on a solid foundation of evidence-based standards and protocols, sound operational practices, a focus on patient safety and robust team member training and development programs.
Our commitment to the continuous improvement of our anesthesia standards and protocols supports our belief that we can create a better world for pets through the delivery of high-quality veterinary care. Together we can strive to deliver safe, high quality healthcare to every pet, every time.
Anesthesia resources and downloads
Comprehensive books on anesthesia standards and protocols
Banfield’s standards and protocols for high-quality anesthesia resources and tools are designed to help you get the best results for every pet, every time.
The goal of each of these books is to provide researched and referenced medical quality standards and protocols, based on proven fundamentals of quality and medical best practices, that will lead to sustainable outcomes for veterinary practices and the best results for each pet.
Book One: Anesthesia Quality, Medical Quality Standards, Equipment & Physiology
Book Two: Individualized Anesthesia & Analgesia Plan, Sedation & Immobilization, Induction, Monitoring & Recovery
Book Three: Protocols, CPR Guidelines, & Appendix
Book Four: Clinical Essentials, Surgical Day Preparation, The Preanesthetic Process, Troubleshooting, Quick Protocol Reference Guide, Drug Updates
Checklists and guides for anesthesia procedures
Get a complete suite of materials to help your teams meet specific guidelines on the anesthesia process, from pre-anesthesia through recovery, including Advanced Life Support and Post-Cardiopulmonary Arrest care.
Sharing resources with the profession
Banfield is passionate about sharing our key findings with the wider profession and believes in the power of combining data with open, solution-based dialogue to help improve patient outcomes. We often share new findings at national veterinary conferences and through our industry partnerships. We also partner with veterinary colleagues and experts at several colleges on original research projects, including Iowa State University, UC Davis, Ontario Veterinary College, North Carolina State University, Purdue University, University of Minnesota and University of Liverpool.
In addition to our anesthesia protocol tools, get even more insights from our veterinary affairs team from these resources: