Exotic Animal Medicine - 1st Edition

Exotic Animal Medicine

1st Edition

A Quick Reference Guide

Authors: Lance Jepson Lance Jepson
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.

Description

Exotic Animal Medicine: A Quick Reference Guide provides readily accessible, user-friendly information for veterinarians who do not have detailed knowledge of the majority of exotic pet species. The book gives the key points on differential diagnoses and diagnostics, along with background information on a wide variety of exotic pets. It is formatted so that, whether experienced with exotics or not, the clinician can at a glance view the likely conditions to be encountered within that species or animal group; develop a potential differential diagnosis list quickly; initiate an investigational plan; and view treatment regimes. Species covered include ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, pet rats, hamsters and other small rodents; parrots, budgerigars and related species, canaries, finches, toucans; lizards, snakes, tortoises and turtles, frogs, salamanders; pond fish, tropical freshwater fish and tropical marine fish.

Key Features

  • Covers all the commonly encountered exotic pets in one volume
  • Organization of chapters by species and clinical signs
  • A standard approach to information presentation, enabling the clinician to access information even more efficiently
  • Suitable for veterinarians all over the world with an introduction written by an American specialist in this field
  • Readily accessible, user-friendly: written in note form

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702037283
eBook ISBN:
9780702059063

About the Author

Lance Jepson

Affiliations and Expertise

Honorary Lecturer in Exotic Medicine, Vet4dragons, Fenton Veterinary Practice, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, UK

Lance Jepson

Affiliations and Expertise

Honorary Lecturer in Exotic Medicine, Vet4dragons, Fenton Veterinary Practice, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, UK