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Current Therapy in Reptile Medicine and Surgery

Current Therapy in Reptile Medicine and Surgery is a valuable reference that emphasizes topics of real clinical relevance in reptile and amphibian medicine. With details on therapeutic regimens, this text also features coverage of infectious diseases, anesthesia, surgery, and advances in biology and conservation. Colorful illustrations showcase exotic animals, and numerous tables and figures provide quick access to essential information.

Hardbound, 488 Pages

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0893-2

Contents

  • Specialization in Reptile Medicine

    SECTION I: ADVANCES IN REPTILE MEDICINE

    1. Current Herpetological Husbandry and Products

    2. Common Pathology and Diseases Seen in Pet Store Reptiles

    3. Clinical Aspects of Evolution in Reptile Medicine

    4. Molecular Infectious Disease Diagnostics

    5. Clinical Virology

    6. Updates on Fungal Infections in Reptiles

    7. Therapeutics

    8. Clinical Pathology

    9. CT and MRI

    10. Ultrasonography

    11. Conditioning and Behavioral Training in Reptiles

    SECTION II: ADVANCES IN ANESTHESIA, SURGERY AND ANALGESIA

    12. Anesthesia

    13. Diagnostic Endoscopy

    14. Endosurgery

    15. Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure in Chelonians

    16. New Techniques in Chelonian Shell Repair

    17. Video Telescopic Operating Microscope: A Recent Development in Reptile Microsurgery

    18. Analgesia

    19. Reptiles and Amphibians in Laboratory Animal Medicine

    SECTION III: ADVANCES IN AMPHIBIAN MEDICINE

    20. Amphibian Therapy

    21. Amphibian Diversity in a New Era of Amphibian Taxonomy

    22. Exhibiting Amphibians

    23. Infectious Diseases of Amphibians: It Isn't Just Redleg Anymore

    24. Chytridiomycosis

    25. Short Tongue Syndrome and Hypovitaminosis A

    26. Ranaviruses

    SECTION IV: ADVANCES IN BIOLOGY, CONSERVATION, LEGAL AND RESEARCH

    27. Conservation Issues

    28. Invasive and Introduced Reptiles and Amphibians

    29. Techniques for Working with Wild Reptiles

    30. Forensics in Reptile Investigation

    APPENDICES

    Appendix 1: Developing your Reptile Medicine IQ: Learning How to Get the Most Out of and Contribute to the Herpetologic Literature

    Appendix 2: Drug Formulary and Laboratory Normals

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