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Manual of exotic pet practice [electronic resource] / Mark A. Mitchell, Thomas N. Tully Jr.

Author/Creator:
Mitchell, Mark A., 1967-
Other Title:
Exotic pet practice
Publication:
St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders Elsevier, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (553 p.)
Subjects:
Exotic animals -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pet medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Wildlife diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Wild animals as pets -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The only book of its kind with in-depth coverage of the most common exotic species presented in practice, this comprehensive guide prepares you to treat invertebrates, fish, amphibians and reptiles, birds, marsupials, North American wildlife, and small mammals such as ferrets, rabbits, and rodents. Organized by species, each chapter features vivid color images that demonstrate the unique anatomic, medical, and surgical features of each species. This essential reference also provides a comprehensive overview of biology, husbandry, preventive medicine, common disease presentations, zoonoses, and
Contents:
Front Cover; Copyright Page; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Dedication; CHAPTER 1. HISTORY OF EXOTIC PETS; WHAT IS AN EXOTIC PET?; WHY ARE EXOTIC PETS BECOMING MAINSTREAM?; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 2. PREPARING YOUR HOSPITAL FOR EXOTIC PETS; ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF INCOROPORATING EXOTIC PETS INTO A VETERINARY PRACTICE; DEVELOPING A KNOWLEDGE BASE; PREPARING THE STAFF; PREPARING THE WAITING ROOM; NECESSARY EQUIPMENT; SURGERY; THERAPEUTICS; REFERENCE; CHAPTER 3. INVERTEBRATES; COMMON SPECIES KEPT IN CAPTIVITY; ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY; HUSBANDRY; PREVENTIVE MEDICINE; RESTRAINT
HISTORY AND PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONDIAGNOSTIC TESTING; COMMON DISEASE PRESENTATIONS; THERAPEUTICS; SURGERY; HUMAN HEALTH HAZARDS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 4. ORNAMENTAL FISH; COMMON SPECIES KEPT IN CAPTIVITY; FRESHWATER; SALTWATER; UNIQUE ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY; HUSBANDRY; NUTRITION; PREVENTIVE MEDICINE; RESTRAINT; HISTORY AND PHYSICAL EXAMINATION; DIAGNOSTIC TESTING; COMMON DISEASE PRESENTATIONS; THERAPEUTICS; SURGERY; ZOONOSES; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 5. AMPHIBIANS; COMMON SPECIES KEPT IN CAPTIVITY; BIOLOGY; HUSBANDRY; NUTRITION; PREVENTIVE MEDICINE; RESTRAINT; PERFORMING A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION
DIAGNOSTIC TESTINGCOMMON DISEASE PRESENTATIONS; THERAPEUTICS; NUTRITION; EUTHANASIA; SURGERY; ZOONOSES; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 6. CROCODILIANS; COMMON SPECIES KEPT IN CAPTIVITY; BIOLOGY: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY; HUSBANDRY; NUTRITION; PREVENTIVE MEDICINE; RESTRAINT; HISTORY AND PHYSICAL EXAMINATION; DIAGNOSTIC TESTING; COMMON DISEASE PRESENTATIONS; THERAPEUTICS; SURGERY; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 7. SNAKES; COMMON SPECIES KEPT IN CAPTIVITY; BIOLOGY: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY; HUSBANDRY; NUTRITION; PREVENTIVE MEDICINE; RESTRAINT; PERFORMING A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION; DIAGNOSTIC TESTING
COMMON DISEASE PRESENTATIONSTHERAPEUTICS; SURGERY; ZOONOSES; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 8. LIZARDS; COMMON SPECIES KEPT IN CAPTIVITY; ANATOMY; HUSBANDRY; NUTRITION; PREVENTIVE MEDICINE; RESTRAINT; PERFORMING A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION; DIAGNOSTIC TESTING; COMMON DISEASE PRESENTATIONS; THERAPEUTICS; SURGERY; ZOONOSES; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 9. CHELONIANS; COMMON SPECIES KEPT IN CAPTIVITY; BIOLOGY; HUSBANDRY; NUTRITION; RESTRAINT; PERFORMING A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION; DIAGNOSTIC TESTING; COMMON DISEASE PRESENTATIONS; THERAPEUTICS; SURGERY; ZOONOSES; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 10. BIRDS
COMMON SPECIES KEPT IN CAPTIVITYBIOLOGY; HUSBANDRY; NUTRITION; PREVENTIVE MEDICINE; PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND RESTRAINT; DIAGNOSTIC TESTING; COMMON DISEASE PRESENTATIONS; REPRODUCTIVE DISORDERS; MANAGING AVIAN CASES; THERAPEUTICS; BANDAGING TECHNIQUES; SURGERY; ZOONOSES; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 11. MARSUPIALS; INTRODUCTION; HUSBANDRY; PERFORMING A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION; ANESTHESIA AND RESTRAINT; COMMON PRESENTATIONS BY SYSTEM; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 12. MICE AND RATS; BIOLOGY; HUSBANDRY; PREVENTIVE MEDICINE; DIAGNOSTIC TESTING; COMMON DISEASE PRESENTATIONS; THERAPEUTICS
SURGICAL AND ANESTHETIC ASSISTANCE
Notes:
Title from cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Tully, Thomas N.
ISBN:
1-4160-6922-4
OCLC:
861538781
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