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Table 3 Age, weight, cage demeanour and sedation scores, duration of anaesthesia, time from administration of midazolam/placebo to end of anaesthesia, and amount of propofol administered for anaesthetic induction

From: Effects of midazolam on cardiovascular responses and isoflurane requirement during elective ovariohysterectomy in dogs

Parameter Group P Group M
Age (months) 17 (6–48) 11 (6–54)
Weight (kg) 19.0 ± 6.5 18.6 ± 7.3
Cage demeanour score 5 (2–5) 5 (2–5)
Sedation score 3 (2–4) 3 (2–3)
Duration of anaesthesia (min) 158.6 ± 25.1 160.8 ± 26.8
Time from administration of M/P to end of GA (min) 92.2 ± 20.2 95.5 ± 18.6
Amount of propofol administered for anaesthetic induction (mg kg− 1) 3.65 (2.5–4.6) 3.6 (2.4–6.7)
  1. Age, weight, cage demeanour score, sedation score, duration of anaesthesia, time from administration of M/P to end of anaesthesia, and amount of propofol administered for anaesthetic induction in 39 healthy female dogs admitted for elective ovariohysterectomy. GA, general anaesthesia, M/P, Midazolam/Placebo. Group M: midazolam (0.25 mg kg− 1), group P: Hartmann’s solution (0.125 ml − 1). Data presented as mean ± standard deviation or median (range) as appropriate