Winnie’s story in numbers…
21 weeks of age, one bump with a car, two broken bones and two punctured lungs; one trip to A30referrals.
A cluster of X-Rays, two chest drains and 300mls of air aspirated. An anaesthetic team and a surgical team, two bone plates and 16 screws (one 2.4mm T plate and one 2.7mm buttress plate, if we’re getting technical.
Lots of suture lines and skin staples.
Some intensive care from the night nursing team, big smiles all round at a puppy taking her first steps following day.
The video shows her just prior to discharge on day two, heading home to recuperate with our very best wishes.
The large oblique cranial fragment presents a challenge
International Women’s Day today…here’s anaesthetic nurse Sarah….
Early onset elbow arthritis meant he was becoming limited in his movement