Reptile Medicine and Surgery Hardback
This outstanding clinical reference provides valuable insights into solving a clinical dilemma, formulating a diagnosis, developing a therapeutic plan, and verifying a drug dose.
This book offers the most thorough information and knowledge in the increasingly popular area of keeping reptiles as pets.
The information is outlined in an easy-to-use format for quick access that is essential for emergency and clinical situations.Discusses veterinary medicine and surgery for both reptiles and amphibiansFeatures complete biology of snakes, lizards, turtles, and crocodiliansProvides step-by-step guidelines for performing special techniques and procedures such as anesthesia, clinical pathology, diagnostic imaging, euthanasia and necropsy, fracture management, soft tissue surgery, and therapeuticsCovers specific diseases and conditions such as anorexia, aural abscesses, and digit abnormalities in a separate alphabetically organized section53 expert authors contribute crucial information to the study of reptiles and offer their unique perspectives on particular areas of studyThe expansive appendix includes a reptile and amphibian formularyA new full-color format features a wealth of vivid images and features that highlight important concepts and bring key procedures to life29 new chapters covering diverse topics such as stress in captive reptiles, emergency and critical care, ultrasound, endoscopy, and working with venomous speciesMany new expert contributors that share valuable knowledge and insights from their experiences in practicing reptile medicine and surgeryUnique coverage of cutting-edge imaging techniques, including CT and MRI
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 1264 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
- Publication Date: 13/12/2005
- Category: Veterinary medicine: exotic & zoo animals
- ISBN: 9780721693279