Cobra Anesthesia - This extremely bad tempered adult Egyptian banded cobra was premedicated with Diazepam using a pole syringe to minimize handling stress in preparation for surgery. His head is being placed in an isoflurane mask, with oxygen and anesthetic gas piped in for him to breathe. Read more about this case here, or learn when it is medically appropriate to use anesthetic, sedative and pain relieving drugs in venomous reptile patients.
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