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

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

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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.

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


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About the Author

Yvonne van Zeeland

Affiliations and Expertise

Utrecht University