Therapeutics, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323583800, 9780323583817

Therapeutics, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, Volume 21-2

1st Edition

Author: Yvonne van Zeeland
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323583800
eBook ISBN: 9780323583817
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 18th April 2018

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Table of Contents


Translating Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Data into Practice

The Educated Guess: Determining Drug Doses in Exotic Animals Using Evidence-Based Medicine

Compounding and Extralabel Use of Drugs in Exotic Animal Medicine

Overview of Drug Delivery Methods in Exotics, Including Their Anatomic

and Physiologic Considerations

Low-Stress Medication Techniques in Birds and Small Mammals

Techniques for Monitoring Drug Efficacy

Group Treatment Strategies for Animals in a Zoologic Setting

Considerations for Treatment of Large Zoologic Collections: Fish

Therapeutic Contraindications in Exotic Pets

Prudent Use of Antimicrobials in Exotic Animal Medicine

Antifungal Therapy in Birds: Old Drugs in a New Jacket

Avian Vaccination: Current Options and Strategies

Cardiovascular Drugs in Avian, Small Mammal, and Reptile Medicine

Gonadotrophin-Releasing Hormone Agonists and Other Contraceptive Medications in Exotic Companion Animals

Update on Cancer Treatment in Exotics

Nontraditional Therapies (Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine and Chiropractic) in Exotic Animals


This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice focuses on Therapeutics, with topics including: Metabolic scaling and other methods used to extrapolate drug dosages for exotics; Update on antiviral therapies in birds; Multiresistant bacteria in exotic animal medicine: fact or faux?; Emergency drugs and fluid therapy in exotics; Guidelines for treatment of toxicities in exotic animals; Nutraceuticals in exotic animal medicine; Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics modelling of analgesic drugs; Psychoactive drugs in avian medicine; Cardiovascular drugs in avian and small mammal medicine; Gastrointestinal drugs in small mammal medicine; Update on cancer treatment in exotics; Drug delivery methods with emphasis on low stress handling while medicating exotic animal; and Compounding and extra-label use of drugs in exotic animal medicine.


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About the Author

Yvonne van Zeeland

Affiliations and Expertise

Utrecht University