Reptile Medicine and Surgery

Reptile Medicine and Surgery

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1264 pages
  • 224 x 284 x 54mm | 3,639.94g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Approx. 1000 illustrations
  • 072169327X
  • 9780721693279
  • 169,556

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-The eagerly-awaited second edition of this textbook has now arrived!...The editor and authors are to be congratulated on the scientific content and excellent illustrations of the text... This is truly a textbook, rather than a quick reference manual, and it is to be highly recommended for the library of any serious reptile clinician.- Veterinary Times Vol 36 No 11.show more

Table of contents

Section 1 - Introduction1. Building a Successful Reptile Practice2. Reference Sources for Reptile Clinicians 3. Understanding the Human-Reptile RelationshipSection 2 - Biology4. General Husbandry and Management 5. Snakes6. Lizards7. Turtles8. CrocodiliansSection 3 - Anatomy, Physiology and Behavior9. Stress in Captive Reptiles10. Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology11. Renal Anatomy and Physiology12. Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology13. BehaviorSection 4 - Medicine14. Cardiology15. Dermatology16. MicrobiologyBacterial DiseasesFungal Diseases17. Neurology18. Nutrition19. Oncology20. Ophthalmology21. Parasitology22. Perinatology23. Reproductive Biology24. VirologySection 5 - Clinical Techniques/Procedures25. Allometric Scaling26. Alternative Medicine27. Anesthesia28. Clinical Pathology29. Diagnostic Imaging30. Diagnostic Procedures and Techniques31. Emergency/Critical CareFluid Therapy32. Endoscopy33. Euthanasia34. Necropsy35. Surgery 36. Therapeutics37. UltrasoundSection 6 - Differential Diagnoses by Symptoms38. Snakes39. Lizards40. Turtles41. CrocodiliansSection 7 - Specific Diseases and Conditions42. Abscesses43. Acariasis 44. Anorexia45. Aural Abscesses46. Bites from Prey47. Cloacal Prolapses48. Cryptosporidiosis49. Calculi Urinary 50. Diarrhea51. Digit Abnormalities52. Dysecdysis53. Dystocias54. Gout - Articular/Visceral55. Hemoparasites56. Hepatic Lipidosis57. Herpesvirus in Tortoises58. Hyperglycemia59. Hypo-/Hypervitaminosis A60. Inclusion Body Disease Virus 61. Metabolic Bone Diseases62. Neurologic Disorders63. Paramyxovirus64. Penile Prolapse65. Pneumonia/Upper Respiratory Disease66. Renal DiseaseUrinalysis67. Shell Damage68. Salmonellosis69. Spinal Osteopathy 70. Tail Damage71. Thermal Burns72. Upper Alimentary Tract Disease (Infectious Stomatitis "Mouth Rot� and Other Oral Cavity Disease)73. Upper Respiratory Tract Disease in Tortoises (Mycoplasma)74. Vomiting/RegurgitationSection 8 - SPECIAL TOPICS75. Medical Care of Amphibians76. Rehabilitation of Sea Turtles77. Medical Care of Tuatara78. Large Collections: Special Considerations 79. Reptilian Zoonoses 80. Laws and RegulationsAmericanEuropean81. Working with Venomous Species - Emergency Protocols82. Understanding Diagnostic Testing83. Reported Toxicities in Reptiles84. Artificial Lighting85. Disinfectants for the Vivarium86. Computed Tomographic and MRI Anatomy of Reptiles87. Radiographic AnatomySection 9 - APPENDIX88. English-Metric Conversion89. US-IU Conversion90. Hematologic and Blood Chemistry Values in Reptiles91. Reptilian and Amphibian FormularyGLOSSARYINDEXshow more

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This outstanding clinical reference provides valuable insights into solving clinical dilemmas, formulating diagnoses, developing therapeutic plans, and verifying drug dosages for both reptiles and amphibians. The information is outlined in an easy-to-use format for quick access that is essential for emergency and clinical situations.show more

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