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Essentials of Avian Medicine and Surgeryby Brian Coles
Synopses & Reviews
Essentials of Avian Medicine and Surgery is designed as a concise quick reference for the busy practitioner. Eminently practical, this classic avian text is prized for its down-to-earth approach. This new edition is written by a practitioner with many years experience of treating birds, plus new contributions from world renowned experts in avian medicine.
New to this edition:
'Essentials of Avian Medicine and Surgery is designed as a concise quick reference for the busy practitioner and animal nurse. Eminently practical, this classic avian text is prized for its down-to-earth approach.
* new contributions from world renowned experts in avian medicine
* new chapter on the special senses of birds, an understanding of which is crucial when giving advice on avian welfare problems
* fully up-to-date on the latest diagnostic and imaging techniques
* avian zoonotics are highlighted in infectious diseases section'
Edited by Brian H Coles, BVSc Dip ECAMS FRCVS, RCVS Consultant in Avian Medicine, with contributions from Professor Thomas N Tully Jr. DVM MS Dip ABVP (avian) Dip ECAMS, Professor Maria Krautwald-Junghanns dr med vet Dip ECAMS, and Professor Susan E Orosz DVM Dip ABVP Dip ECAMS.
About the Author
"Even though I have been practicing for several years, I found tips on diagnostics that I could immediately use at my practice. This book will make a nice addition to shelves, both for those who see birds infrequently and on a daily basis. It will be used often for drug dosages and disease rule-outs that you don't want to flip through larger textbooks to obtain. Many good facts are in a single location and can be easily accessed between appointments." - Exotic DVM Magazine
"Any veterinary student or general practitioner with an interest in avian medicine should place this book at the top of their shopping list."
Table of Contents
1 Diversity in Anatomy and Physiology: Clinical Significance.
2 The Special Senses of Birds – Dr Susan E. Orosz.
3 Clinical Examination.
4 Aids to Diagnosis – Professor Dr Maria Krautwald-Junghanns.
5 Post-mortem Examination.
6 Medication and Administration of Drugs.
9 Nursing and After Care.
10 Breeding Problems.
11 Release of Casualty Wild Birds..
1 An avian formulary – Professor Thomas N. Tully.
2 Bacterial diseases of birds.
3 Viral diseases of birds.
4 Mycotic diseases of birds.
5 Parasitic diseases of birds.
6 Poisons likely to affect birds.
7 Some suggested diagnostic schedules.
8 Weights of birds most likely to be seen in general practice.
9 Incubation and fl edging periods of selected birds.
11 Some useful websites.
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