DOS (Day of surgery) for Chloe

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jeaucamom, Nov 2, 2007.

  1. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    End of Shift Report [​IMG]

    vitals : wnl within normal limits

    activity: up ad lib moving about and can't keep in the dog kennel.

    Diet: Drinking water very well, vitamins twice a day, small bit of feed, yogurt. Small emesis post vitamin admin. No further complaints of n/v (nausea/vomiting)

    Elimination: FIRST NORMAL POOPS OF HER LIFE!!!! I will refrain from posting before and after pics, but this poor little sweetie has never had a normal poop until tonight. And now she has had several.

    Wound Care: Incision CDI (clean dry and intact) no signs or symptoms of infection. Neosporin applied times 2 this shift.

    She is not on O2 and doesn't have a catheter [​IMG]

    She slept very peacefully on my chest this evening. It warmed my heart in a way I will never be able to describe. I hated puting her back in the kennel but she is hunkered down on a shirt for the night. Sleep tight my little Chloe.
  2. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    That's hilarious, and great. I am a nurse too and can honestly say I've never given or received a post op report on a chicken!!!
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I am happy to read she is doing so well. Good job!
  4. TxChiknRanchers

    TxChiknRanchers Songster

    Aug 18, 2007
    Southeast Texas
    Me too, You are my hero, besides MissPrissy that is!
  5. nccatnip

    nccatnip Songster

    Aug 5, 2007
    Piedmont area NC
    Very good post op report. Another 24 hours and she should be ready for rehab. If you get tired of OR nursing, you might want to look into home health.
  6. You go girls!!!! fantastic job, good on you!
  7. redwa

    redwa Songster

    Aug 9, 2007
    Good job, Jeaucamom - Proud of you girl....
  8. Mareloo

    Mareloo Songster

    Oct 28, 2007
    South Africa
    Fantastic job! I am sure not even a vet could have done it better!

    For the good of all chicken lovers around, keep the pics coming.. The people that are in need of them far outweigh these that are not..

    A picture are truly worth a thousand words.. (In your mother tong)


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