Vaporizador de éter para cirurgia experimental em ratos

The authors have described a homemade ether vaporizer to be used in small rodents' anesthesia. The device was built whith hospital material and products bought in aquarium supply stores. The advantages are: maintenance of anestesic level without successive induction, lower ether consumption, less environmental pollution and increased cost-effectiveness.

Anesthesia; Experimental surgery; Rats; Home made

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