In article <4eladf$acd at news.wilmington.net> dazieg at wilmington.net writes:
>From: dazieg at wilmington.net>Subject: Halothane delivery in rats.
>Date: 30 Jan 1996 14:36:31 GMT
>Has anyone any experience with Halothane delivery in laboratory rats?
>Our goal is to chronically deliver the anesthetic while a stereotaxic
>procedure is performed. We do not wish to perform a tracheotomy to
>intubate, we want a fast recovery from the procedure.
We use halothane on rats routinely. Works nice.
You can use a makeshift mask. It will need to be fashioned around the mouth
bar; a nuiscance, but solvable. Scavanging the halothane will be a bit
complicated, though. Do you have a hood nearby you run a tubing/fan to?