Avian Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750635981, 9780702038082

Avian Medicine

1st Edition

Authors: Thomas Tully Gerry Dorrestein Martin Lawton
eBook ISBN: 9780702038082
Paperback ISBN: 9780750635981
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 29th June 2000
Page Count: 448

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  • At last: a book on avian medicine aimed at the general veterinary practitioner This multi-author text combines best practice tips and different techniques from avian experts worldwide, providing quick access to crucial information for the non-specialist Here is a complete information source on the basics of avian medicine and surgery that should be required reading for every veterinary practitioner

Table of Contents

Contributors; Introduction; Basic anatomy, physiology and nutrition; The physical examination; Clinical tests; Imaging techniques; Nursing the sick bird; Psittacine birds; Passerines and exotic softbills; Raptors; Cranes; Ratites; Waterfowl; Galliformes; Ramphastids; Pigeons; Seabirds; The management of a multi-species bird collection in a zoological park; Quick reference for drug dosing; Index.


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About the Author

Thomas Tully

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Zoological Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Gerry Dorrestein

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Dutch Research Institute for Avian and Exotic Animals (NOIVBD); Part time assignment at Avian, Exotic Animal and Wildlife Pathology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Part time assignment at VMF University of Leipzig, Small Animal Clinic, Clinic for Birds and Reptiles, Germany

Martin Lawton

Affiliations and Expertise

RCUS Specialist in Exotic Animal Medicine, Exotic Animal Centre, Romford, Essex, UK