Anesthesia options are often chosen based on cost, or decided by a non-Physician owner of the clinic.
A sedative or tranquilliser is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
At higher doses it may result in slurred speech, staggering gait, poor judgment, and slow, uncertain reflexes.
For patients who want a completely pain-free procedure, we offer Deep IV Sedation or General Anesthesia.
Our regular IV Sedation is included in the surgical abortion fee.
However, there are some women who are able to undergo a surgical abortion without anesthesia. Pendergraft leading the way for patients to undergo modern IV sedation which allows them to be absolutely pain free, it has changed how patients have and should be cared for in one of the most difficult times in their life.
Anesthesia is a way for the patient to maintain her dignity and not feel that she deserves the severe pain that she is getting because she has done something so wrong, shameful, and bad. No one deserves to be punished or have severe pain for a mistake.
With the latest advancements in today’s technological medications, patients can be sedated much faster and are awake as soon as the surgical procedure is complete which is normally less than three minutes.
Most clinics where abortions are performed do not use the latest and most advanced medications and techniques due to lack of knowledge and training.
In addition to helping patients not remember the procedure, it relieves anxiety and allows patients to be comfortable during the abortion procedure.