Anesthesia and Patient Monitoring

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    Pain treatment in animals, dogs, or cats

    Once a diagnosis is made for your painful pet, many different treatments are available for short term (acute pain) control and long term (chronic pain) control in animals.  These therapies…

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    Diagnosing pain in dogs or cats

    Diagnosing your dog or cat with pain begins with a complete physical exam by one of our “pain vets” at Brandon Lakes Animal Hospital in Riverview, Florida at Winthrop Town…

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    Pain in animals

    Pain relief in pets and animals is one of the most important treatments that our experienced Brandon vets, Valrico vets, and Riverview vets Dr. Mark Woodside, and Dr. Kate Heppner…

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    Patient Monitoring

    We monitor our patients closely to keep them as safe as possible during procedures that require general anesthesia. A veterinary technician will continually assess your pet’s heart and respiratory rate,…

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    General Anesthesia

    For some procedures, your pet will need to be administered general anesthesia so that he or she will be unconscious and not feel pain. Many pet owners worry about their…

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    Local Anesthesia

    If your pet is having a minor surgical or diagnostic procedure performed, we sometimes use a local anesthetic to help control pain. For example, when we perform a biopsy (in…