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ClinQuiz: Implementing the American Animal Hospital Association's Anesthesia Guidelines (Sponsored by Abbott Animal Health) Answer 5A
5 A. — Try again
However, preanesthetic restraint and sedation is a potentially difficult phase of initial control and influence of the responses of the patient, and it can be a challenge for the medical team as well as for the patient. Patient response to preanesthetics varies considerably and is influenced by the patient's temperament, excitement, stress, and underlying disease or injury. Based on the patient's response, preanesthetic plans often require modification to improve sedation or analgesia and improve the ultimate outcome.