How to use the general anesthesia (GA) monitoring chart

The digital GA monitoring chart can be launched from your practice management system (PMS).

  • From within your PMS, click on the VetCheck icon
  • Navigate to the "VET FORMS"
  • Locate and select the “general anesthesia monitoring chart”

The client and patient information should pre-fill some data from the PMS. Complete any other data and click on "SAVE"

Add photos

  • Using a tablet device, click on the image item and take a photo of the pet or item you wish to photograph.
  • Using a desktop computer, select a photo from the computer files

Add premed details and save

  • Enter the details required and save
  • You can return the chart at any time via the hospital whiteboard or the patient file

Start charting

  • Enter the start time of anaesthetic and surgery within the “TIMES” header
  • Click on the “ADD RECORD” button from within the “CHART” header
  • Your information will automatically be tracked within the chart.

End charting

  • Enter the finish time of anesthetic and surgery within the “TIMES” header
  • Click Submit
  • The chart will no longer appear within the hospital whiteboard and the completed GA report will appear within the patient file

Save or Submit

  • Always “SAVE” after completing tasks. The hospital chart will update in real-time within the practice management system
  • Only “SUBMIT” when you have completed the hospital chart at the end of the day or when the pet has been discharged.
  • A new template is required each day

Delete or Clear

  • The DELETE function is for when the chart is no longer required. You must also delete it from the practice management system history
  • The CLEAR button will clear all the actions that you have created so that you can create a completely new template