Develop your knowledge and understanding of opioid use in cattle. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Cattle anesthesia course bundle.
This module looks at opioid use in cattle, including:
Background – definition and use
Clinical use – pain management, IV infusion, neuroleptanalgesia, extradural analgesics, antitussives, spasmolytics, decrease gut motility
Opioid receptors – binding, opioid receptors
Classification - µ agonists, Partial µ agonists, Agonist-antagonists, µ antagonists
Side effects – respiratory depression, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Bovis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.