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Anesthesia and Pain

Resection of a Large Skull Mass in a Golden Retriever

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Dominik Faissler, Dr. med. vet., Dipl. ECVN Background A 5.6-year-old, neutered male, Golden Retriever presented for a one-week history with a firm mass on the right side of the head. The mass was non-painful and… Read More

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Ever Wonder: How Does Anesthesia Work?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

There’s local and general—and they work very differently The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the curious about all manner of topics—from how we forget to what are… Read More

Paying it Forward

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Twenty years into her career as a veterinary technician, Sandra Robbins continues to evolve as a CVT and VTS by challenging herself in new areas. Learn about how vast the field of veterinary technology is through her story.

At Your Service: Anesthesia Team

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Often times, pet owners are concerned about sedating their four legged companions. The delivery of anesthesia and pain management is an integral component of the expert care that Foster Hospital offers patients undergoing surgery or other medical procedures. Foster Hospital’s Anesthesia Service offers five board- certified anesthesiologists that are here as a resource for your team on specific questions and procedures involving anesthesia.

Treatment and Monitoring of Sammy’s Chronic Diarrhea and Lethargy

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Sammy, an eight- month -old, Chihuahua, presented to Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for an endoscopy and gastrointestinal biopsy due to chronic diarrhea and lethargy. Lab work revealed ongoing blood loss was an issue. Sammy was referred to the Anesthesia Service for treatment and monitoring. Sammy’s very small size made his treatment plan complicated as determining the precise amount of medication was vital to assure a successful outcome.

At Your Service: Pain Consultation and Referral Service

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Who We Are The Pain Consultation and Referral Service (PCRS) at Foster Hospital for Small Animals was created especially for patients with painful conditions that have proven difficult to manage using standard methods. Pain occurs… Read More

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