Anesthetic Drug Propofol Might have a Role in Equine Sedation

Many medical procedures are performed while the horse is under standing chemical restraint, but anesthesia in horses can be risky. One study cites an almost 2% mortality rate for equine patients within seven days of receiving general anesthesia.

"It may be especially difficult to correctly dose sedative drugs in very old or debilitated patients. Similarly, very anxious or excited

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