Veterinary Anaesthesia Analgesia & Critical Care Services

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Location for Veterinary Anaesthesia Analgesia & Critical Care Services
Country: South Africa
Province: Gauteng
City / Town: Johannesburg
Directions: For an appointment, referral or more information please contact me by cell phone or email.
Info for Veterinary Anaesthesia Analgesia & Critical Care Services
Service Type Veterinarian Practice
Brief description of service We offer a critical care service to look after sick and compromised pets.

Anaesthesia
Compromised (geriatric, neonatal and sick) patients require dedicated care when undergoing anaesthesia for a variety of procedures. I offer a service whereby patients can be anaesthetised for routine or specialised procedures. Advanced monitoring equipment and anaesthetic equipment is provided as required. Regular lists are conducted at specialist veterinary referral hospital in Johannesburg. Appointments with your veterinarian can be arranged.

Intensive Care Services
Worried about sick and compromised pets? Always wondering if only I had been there at the right time things may have been different? We all know the work required for critically ill patients is time consuming and requires dedication that we do not always have in our busy days. There is a solution: we now offer a critical care service to look after these patients.

The services offers state of the art care including positive pressure ventilation, dialysis for acute renal failure, continuous 24 hrs monitoring of cardiovascular and respiratory function, in house laboratory testing, infusion pumps, syringe drivers and dedicated nursing and veterinary staff to provide optimal care. The service is supported by specialists in internal medicine and surgery available as required at specialists referral centres in Johannesburg.

Pain Management
Chronic and intense uncontrolled acute pain in animals generates emotional concern for many owners. Providing optimal care can be frustrating as multiple drugs are used, individualised dosing regimens need to be determined and a pain free outcome is difficult to achieve. Our service includes the management of both acute and chronic pain resulting from a variety of conditions.

Pain management is done in collaboration with the referring vet. An initial consult is done to formulate a plan and provide pain management. Any screening of vital organ function is done. A plan is then formulated to manage the pain. The owner is educated about pain assessment and instructed to start a pain diary. Follow up consults are done with owner on a scheduled basis and adjustments in therapy done as required based on the information in the pain diary. Follow up consultations are scheduled as required based on the feed back provided and regular screening of organ function conducted as required. The referring vet is regularly updated with the progress of the patient.

Cardiac Surgery & Interventional Cardiology
Open heart surgery for congenital heart defects offers the opportunity for cure. All the equipment required for open heart surgery cardiac bypass machine, heater chiller unit, defibrillation, coagulation monitoring, blood gas analysis, ventilation is available to perform this surgery. This gives an opportunity for cure in conditions like pulmonary and aortic stenosis, tetralogy of fallows, valve dysplasia, etc. The open heart surgery is done by a dedicated team involving both human and veterinary medicine specialist.

For condition which are amenable to dilatation through interventional radiology a service is offered for these patients. Pulmonic and aortic stenosis are good candidates for balloon dilatations. Implantation of pace makers are also done.
Our Services cater for Dogs, Cats
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Cost vary for the different services I offer. To give a cost estimate please contact me and I will be able to provide you with a quote.
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Cell phone: 082 4547280
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