Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Lois Wetmore

Anesthesia, Pain Pharmacogenetics

Education

  • SD - Harvard School of Public Health - 1993
  • MS - Michigan State University - 1987
  • DVM - Colorado State University - 1982
  • BS - Utah State University - 1977

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA)

Evaluation of risk factors, including fluconazole administration, for prolonged anesthetic recovery times in horses undergoing general anesthesia for ocular surgery: 81 cases (2006-2013)

Author(s):Krein, S.R. | Lindsey, J.C. | Blaze, C.A. | Wetmore, L.A.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

ECG of the month

Author(s):Carvalho, K.N. | Rush, J.E. | Wetmore, L.A.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

A comparison of epidural morphine with low dose bupivacaine versus epidural morphine alone on motor and respiratory function in dogs following splenectomy

Author(s):Abelson, A.L. | Armitage-Chan, E. | Lindsey, J.C. | Wetmore, L.A.
Publication year: 2011
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms within exon 1 of the canine mu-opioid receptor gene

Author(s):Hawley, A.T. | Wetmore, L.A.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Use of wound soaker catheters for the administration of local anesthetic for post-operative analgesia: 56 cases

Author(s):Abelson, A.L. | McCobb, E.C. | Shaw, S. | Armitage-Chan, E. | Wetmore, L.A. | Karas, A.Z. | Blaze, C.
Publication year: 2009
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Anesthetic management of the head trauma patient: State of the art review

Author(s):Armitage-Chan, E.A. | Wetmore, L.A. | Chan, D.L.
Publication year: 2007
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Evaluation of compliance among nursing staff in administration of prescribed analgesic drugs to critically ill dogs and cats

Author(s):Armitage, E.A. | Wetmore, L.A. | Chan, D.L. | Lindsey, J.C.
Publication year: 2005
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

The ins and outs of anesthesia machines

Author(s):Levensaler, A.R. | Wetmore, L.A.
Publication year: 2004
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Technician

Epidural analgesia in veterinary critical care.

Author(s):Wetmore, L.A. | Glowaski, M.M.
Publication year: 2000
Journal / Book title: Clinical techniques in small animal practice

Anesthetic Agents in Trauma Patients

Author(s):Garrod, L.A. | Wetmore, L.
Publication year: 1999
Journal / Book title: Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian

Propofol: application in veterinary sedation and anesthesia.

Author(s):Glowaski, M.M. | Wetmore, L.A.
Publication year: 1999
Journal / Book title: Clinical techniques in small animal practice

Effect of intravenous administration of dextrose or lactated Ringer's solution on seizure development in dogs after cervical myelography with metrizamide

Author(s):Gray, P.R. | Lowrie, C.T. | Wetmore, L.A.
Publication year: 1987
Journal / Book title: American Journal of Veterinary Research

Mixed venous oxygen tension as an estimate of cardiac output in anesthetized horses.

Author(s):Wetmore, L.A. | Derksen, F.J. | Blaze, C.A. | Eyster, G.E.
Publication year: 1987
Journal / Book title: American Journal of Veterinary Research

General Research Interests

  • Molecular characterization of receptors involved in the transmission and treatment of pain. Unique species specific aspects of opioid receptors.

Research Interests by Area

Pain Management and Alternatives
  • Molecular characterization of receptors involved in the transmission and treatment of pain, unique species aspects of opioid receptors. Clinical anesthesiology; genetic basis of anesthetic responses