A survey of the use of veterinary anesthetics in Korea

Jae-Won Lee, Jeong Ik Lee, Yoon Ju Cho, Young-Ah Lee, Jong-In Kim, Bo Ram Hwang, Hyung Joon Kim, Hyunjhung Jhun, Jin Soo Han
2014 Korean Journal of Veterinary Research  
Abstracts : This study was conducted to investigate actual conditions associated with veterinary anesthetic drug use in Korea, and to obtain responses from Korean veterinarians and researchers pertaining to the use of anesthetic drugs. To accomplish this, a nationwide survey was issued to veterinarians working at animal hospitals and to researchers in the Korean Association for Laboratory Animal Science (KALAS). A self-administered questionnaire-based survey was then conducted in which
more » ... ts were asked questions about actual conditions associated with the use of animal anesthetic drugs. The survey revealed that the distribution and management of animal medicines in Korea was quite vulnerable to misuse or abuse due to a variety of factors. Therefore, a relevant regulatory system should be strictly enforced to protect vulnerable individuals from abuse or misuse.
doi:10.14405/kjvr.2014.54.2.101 fatcat:laeqe5cnf5bahhgbxsfde26xei