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Avian Medicine

The second edition of Avian Medicine, continues as a practical, comprehensive full-colour illustrative guide to the diagnosis and management of avian disorders. With the participation of some of the world's leading authorities in avian medicine, the book addresses issues ranging from the basic aspects of patient management to the most sophisticated diagnostic techniques; aiming to teach the general clinician how to approach all birds. A wide range of avian species are discussed in detail, including psittacines, raptors, bustards and many more. Completely revised, the second edition contains extended and new chapter sections - with a wealth of new illustrations! - including cytology and behavioural osteodystrophy, fluoroscopy and advanced imaging techniques. With numerous practical guidelines on the medical management of the patient or flock and many useful tips on clinical laboratory diagnosis and suggested treatments, Avian Medicine contains valuable practical advice on all aspects of veterinary care of avian species. Avian Medicine combines the practicality of a hands-on manual with the wealth of information of a textbook and the highly illustrated format of an atlas.

Hardbound, 540 Pages

Published: December 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-7234-3401-6

Contents


  • Contributors

    Foreword

    Acknowledgements

    Preface

    1. Capture and Handling

    2. Clinical Examination

    3. Clinical and Diagnostic Procedures

    4. Anesthesia & Soft Tissue Surgery

    5. Medical Procedures

    6.Trauma-related Medical Conditions

    7. Management-related Diseases

    8. Infectious Diseases

    9. Post-mortem Examination with Anatomical Notes

    Appendices

    Index

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