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Veterinary Health Center

Veterinary Health Center
1800 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506

For appointments or emergencies call:

Small Animal Desk
785-532-5690
785-532-4309 fax

Large Animal Desk
785-532-5700
785-532-4989 fax

vhc@vet.k-state.edu

Anesthesiology WishList

GE Healthcare Procare Monitor B450, $25,500

Monitors ECG, blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory, parameters such as inspired oxygen and exhaled carbon dioxide, oxygen saturation of hemoglobin by pulse oximetry, temperature and inspired exhaled concentration of the anesthetic being used. These monitors allow us to provide constant and accurate monitoring of our patients to ensure the utmost quality of care and patient safety. 

Sonosite Edge II Portable Ultrasound $37,000

Anesthesia services have noted improved accuracy of regional nerve blocks with local anesthetics when they are done using ultrasound guidance. Many nerve blocks, such as femoral nerve block for hindlimb surgery, are now done to enhance the level of intra-operative and post-operative pain relief that we can achieve. Our second goal for the use of this ultrasound machine is to measure the response of the heart to intravenous fluids. In some critically ill patients, it can be difficult to know if low blood pressure is due to poor blood volume or dilation of blood vessels. Using ultrasound, we can evaluate the heart's response to a bolus dose of intravenous fluids and assess whether further IV fluid therapy would be appropriate.

Make a donation of any amount to Anesthesia here.

(Select or enter fund No. K38601 at the online giving page)