Pre-anaesthetic blood screening and fluid therapy
On admission, our surgical nursing team will perform a physical examination to assess your pet’s health, however, not all potential health issues can be identified during an examination. Whilst modern techniques and state of the art monitoring are always undertaken at the Adelaide Plains Veterinary Surgery, we feel obligated to offer all the possible options for your pets added safety.
Performing pre-anesthetic blood screening involves taking a small blood sample from your pet from a
In the majority of apparently healthy
The second recommendation we make to minimise complications is to place your pet on intravenous fluids for the duration of their procedure. Fluid therapy helps minimise the effect of the anaesthetic by maintaining adequate blood pressure and ensuring