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Standing sedation in captive elephants
Presented by Dr Cobus Raath, Wildlife Pharmaceuticals
The talk will discuss the use of drug combinations for the standing sedation of captive elephants. The management of captive elephant often requires routine veterinary interventions. Standing sedation offers numerous advantages over complete anaesthesia for minor procedures. An overview of the pharmacology of various drugs will be covered. A number of case studies will also be given.