Reptile medicine and surgery in clinical practice / edited by Bob Doneley, Deborah Monks, Robert Johnson, Brendan Carmel
- List of Contributors xi Preface xv 1 Taxonomy and Introduction to Common Species 1; Bob Doneley 2 Anatomy and Physiology of Reptiles 15; Bairbre O'Malley 3 Behaviour in the Wild and in Captivity 33; Robert Johnson 4 Husbandry and Nutrition 45; Michelle Kischinovsky, Aidan Raftery and Shivananden Sawmy 5 Enclosure Design 61; Michael McFadden, Deborah Monks, Bob Doneley and Robert Johnson 6 Lighting 75; Frances M. Baines 7 Reproduction 91; Timothy J. Portas 8 Reptile Paediatrics 105; Deborah Monks and Bob Doneley 9 Setting Up and Equipping a Reptile Practice 115; Bob Doneley, Shane Simpson, Angela M. Lennox and John Chitty 10 The Reptile Consultation 125; Bob Doneley and Brendan Carmel 11 Diagnostic Testing 135; Rachel E.
Marschang, Frank Pasmans, Tim Hyndman, Mark Mitchell and An Martel 12 Diagnostic Imaging 145; Zden??k Knotek, Shane Simpson and Paolo Martelli 13 Clinical Techniques and Supportive Care 159; Kimberly Vinette Herrin 14 Reptile Pharmacology 175; Tim Hyndman 15 Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases 185; Brendan Carmel and Robert Johnson 16 Infectious Diseases and Immunology 197; Tim Hyndman and Rachel E. Marschang 17 Differential Diagnoses: A Problem?\Based Approach 217; Helen McCracken, Brendan Carmel, John Chitty, Bob Doneley, Robert Johnson, Angela M.
Lennox, Deborah Monks and Annabelle Olsson 18 Disorders of the Integument 255; Linda Vogelnest 19 Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System 273; Robert Johnson and Bob Doneley 20 Diseases of the Cardiovascular System 287; Tegan Stephens and Alex Rosenwax 21 Diseases of the Respiratory System 299; Melinda L. Cowan 22 Disorders of the Reproductive System 307; Timothy J. Portas 23 Diseases of the Urinary Tract 323; Peter Holz 24 Diseases of the Nervous System 331; Hamish Baron and David N. Phalen 25 Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System 345; Adolf K.
Maas 26 Diseases of the Organs of Special Senses 357; Alex Rosenwax and Tegan Stephens 27 Analgesia and Anaesthesia 369; Annabelle Olsson and Mark Simpson 28 Surgery 383; Zden??k Knotek and Stacey Leonatti Wilkinson 29 Turtle Shell Repair 397; Jane Roffey and Sasha Miles 30 Necropsy 409; Catherine M. Shilton 31 Reptile Parasitology in Health and Disease 425; Jan Šlapeta, David Modrý, Robert Johnson 32 Nursing the Reptile Patient 441; Gary Fitzgerald and Emma Whitlock 33 Euthanasia 449; Tim Hyndman Appendix 1: Formulary 453 Appendix 2: Reference Intervals for Commonly Kept Reptile Species 473 Index 481
- "This book is the ideal guide for the busy veterinarian treating occasional reptile cases. Designed as a quick reference, but with comprehensive coverage of all the topics needed for first opinion practice. Richly illustrated in colour throughout, the book presents the principles of reptile medicine and surgery including anatomy, physiology, behaviour, reproduction and infectious diseases. Application in a clinical setting is described, including guidance on the physical examination, diagnostic testing and imaging, treatment options and techniques including anaesthesia and surgery. With contributions from authors around the world, a balanced international viewpoint of herpetological medicine is presented"--Provided by publisher.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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