Acta Vet. Brno 2012, 81: 207-210

https://doi.org/10.2754/avb201281020207

The effect of site (deltoid or gluteus muscle) of intramuscular administration of anaesthetic drugs on the course of immobilisation in macaque monkeys (Macaca mulatta)

Ladislav Hess1, Jiří Málek2, Alice Kurzová2, Martin Votava3

1Institute for Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
2Department of Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
3Department of Pharmacology, Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic

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