Exotic Animal Formulary

Exotic Animal Formulary

5th Edition - December 27, 2016

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  • Authors: James Carpenter, Chris Marion
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323444507
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323498036

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The only drug formulary on the market created solely for the treatment of exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 5th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations encountered in clinical practice. Using clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages, this text helps you find the information you need fast. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, it includes biological tables with details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipuncture sites, differential diagnosis, and medical protocols for common conditions. This thoroughly revised edition includes coverage of antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents, along with new chapters on invertebrates, backyard poultry and waterfowl, compound medications, and more!

Key Features

  • Nearly 200 drug tables provide clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages used in treating exotic animals.
  • Biological tables provide details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipunctures sites, and medical protocols for common conditions.
  • More than 20 expert authors contribute to this edition.
  • All drug information is reviewed for accuracy, ensuring that this reference remains authoritative and current.

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Rapid Reference to the Exotic Animal Formulary, Fifth Edition
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Contributors
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Disclaimer
  • About the Editors
  • About the editor
  • About the assistant editor
  • Chapter 1: Invertebrates
  • Chapter 2: Fish
  • Chapter 3: Amphibians
  • Chapter 4: Reptiles
  • Chapter 5: Birds
  • Chapter 6: Backyard Poultry and Waterfowl
  • Chapter 7: Sugar Gliders
  • Chapter 8: Hedgehogs
  • Chapter 9: Rodents
  • Chapter 10: Rabbits
  • Chapter 11: Ferrets
  • Chapter 12: Miniature Pigs
  • Chapter 13: Primates
  • Chapter 14: Wildlife
  • Chapter 15: Select Topics for the Exotic Animal Veterinarian
  • Index
  • Hints for Using This Formulary

Product details

  • No. of pages: 776
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2017
  • Published: December 27, 2016
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323444507
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323498036

About the Authors

James Carpenter

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Chris Marion

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