Friendship Springs Veterinary Care

7380 Spout Springs Road, Suite 160
Flowery Branch, GA 30542

(770)967-8387

friendshipspringsvet.com

Friendship Springs Veterinary Care serving Flowery Branch, Braselton, and Buford since 2006.

Your best friend's veterinarian and animal hospital.

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What Is Included

 

Surgery & Hospitalization

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General

  • Veterinarian with 25 years experience
  • Medical records maintenance
  • Preoperative examination
  • Pre & post operative day hospitalization
  • Post operative rechecks (up to 14 days)

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Surgery

  • Surgical time and procedure
  • Dedicated surgical suite for all intra-abdominal, orthopedic and many other procedures
  • All anesthesia & surgical team members are capped and masked as appropriate for the surgical procedure
  • All surgical team members gowned for all intra-abdominal procedures
  • Full-sized drapes cover the table from end to end for all intra-abdominal procedures
  • All intra-abominal and orthopedic procedures have incisions "toweled-in" in addition to drapes
  • Sterile surgical field preparation
  • Sterile instrument pack
  • Sterile towel and drape packs
  • Sterile single-use supplies (scalpels, sponges, gloves, suture)
  • Only high quality synthetic materials are used for incision closures
  • Chromic gut is never used for closure

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Balanced Anesthesia/Analgesia Medications

  • Preoperative medications
  • Dexmedetomidine (non-narcotic analgesic)
  • Morphine (narcotic analgesic)
  • Induction medications
  • Midazolam (sedative)
  • Ketamine (sedative)
  • Maintenance medications
  • Isoflurane or Sevoflurane anesthesia (gas anesthetic) 
  • Continuous rate analgesic infusion (CRI)

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Anesthesia Safety

  • Dedicated nurse (never leaves patient unattended)
  • Stats and anesthesia depth monitored constantly
  • Stats and anesthesia depth recorded every 3 to 5 minutes
  • Fluid & Blood Pressure Support
  • IV catheter
  • IV fluids
  • Vasopressor support available as needed
  • Electronic monitoring
  • Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Esophageal stethoscopy
  • Pulse oximetry (oxygen monitor)
  • Blood pressure
  • Temperature & forced air warming
  • Safety medications as needed during anesthesia
  • Additional pain medications
  • Additional fluids
  • Additional vasopressors
  • Additional miscellaneous medications