Clinical Veterinary Advisor Birds and Exotic Pets 1

A companion website includes the complete text from the book, making the entire contents fully searchable, along with 250 full-color illustrations, client handouts, and the ability to print out any pages.

Clinical Veterinary Advisor Birds and Exotic Pets 1

Providing accurate, at-a-glance information on managing the diseases of birds and exotic pets, Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets is the only comprehensive resource on the market covering birds, reptiles, small mammals, and other non-traditional pets. Concise summaries of hundreds of common medical problems help you consider differential diagnoses, recommend diagnostic tests, interpret results mindful of unique species differences, utilize important concepts of species-specific husbandry and nutrition, prescribe treatments, and provide follow-up care. With contributions from recognized avian and exotics experts and edited by Jörg Mayer and Thomas M. Donnelly, this clinical reference provides all the information you need in one book! Six-books-in-one format includes six separate sections: Diseases and Disorders, Procedures and Techniques, Differential Diagnosis, Laboratory Tests, Clinical Algorithms, and Zoonoses. In-depth, cutting-edge coverage includes all exotic species - birds, reptiles, pocket pets, amphibians, and fish - in one comprehensive resource. Concise summaries feature a definition of each problem, epidemiology, physical findings and clinical presentation, etiology, differential diagnosis, diagnostic workup (such as laboratory tests and imaging studies), treatment, prognosis and patient follow-up, zoonotic potential, and references. Diagnostic and treatment algorithms provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance to clinical assessment and treatment planning. A companion website includes the complete text from the book, making the entire contents fully searchable, along with 250 full-color illustrations, client handouts, and the ability to print out any pages.

Clinical Veterinary Advisor E Book

A companion website includes the complete text from the book, making the entire contents fully searchable, along with 250 full-color illustrations, client handouts, and the ability to print out any pages.

Clinical Veterinary Advisor   E Book

Providing accurate, at-a-glance information on managing the diseases of birds and exotic pets, Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets is the only comprehensive resource on the market covering birds, reptiles, small mammals, and other non-traditional pets. Concise summaries of hundreds of common medical problems help you consider differential diagnoses, recommend diagnostic tests, interpret results mindful of unique species differences, utilize important concepts of species-specific husbandry and nutrition, prescribe treatments, and provide follow-up care. With contributions from recognized avian and exotics experts and edited by Jörg Mayer and Thomas M. Donnelly, this clinical reference provides all the information you need in one book! Six-books-in-one format includes six separate sections: Diseases and Disorders, Procedures and Techniques, Differential Diagnosis, Laboratory Tests, Clinical Algorithms, and Zoonoses. In-depth, cutting-edge coverage includes all exotic species — birds, reptiles, pocket pets, amphibians, and fish — in one comprehensive resource. Concise summaries feature a definition of each problem, epidemiology, physical findings and clinical presentation, etiology, differential diagnosis, diagnostic workup (such as laboratory tests and imaging studies), treatment, prognosis and patient follow-up, zoonotic potential, and references. Diagnostic and treatment algorithms provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance to clinical assessment and treatment planning. A companion website includes the complete text from the book, making the entire contents fully searchable, along with 250 full-color illustrations, client handouts, and the ability to print out any pages.

Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

In : Clinical Veterinary Advisor : Birds and Exotic Pets ( eds . J. Mayer and T.M. Donnelly ) , 290-291 . St. Louis : Saunders . 76 Capello , V. ( 2008 ) . Diagnosis and treatment of dental disease in pet rodents . J. Exot . Pet Med .

Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine delivers the most relevant and current information required by general veterinary practitioners and veterinary specialists in treating emergent and critical exotic patients. Covering the management of common emergency presentations in exotic companion mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, each section discusses triage and stabilization, diagnostics, nutrition and fluid therapy, analgesia, anesthesia, monitoring, CPR, and euthanasia. The book includes quick reference tables, species-specific drug formularies, and illustrations of exotic animal emergency procedures and techniques. The information contained within is based on an extensive review of the most current literature and the combined knowledge and expertise of international leaders in the field of exotic animal medicine and surgery. A one-stop resource like no other, Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine makes it easy to find the information needed to effectively treat urgent and life-threatening conditions in pet exotic animals. The book covers a wide range of species, encompassing: Exotic companion mammals, including ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, mice, hamsters, gerbils, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders Birds, including psittacines, passerines, doves and pigeons, as well as backyard poultry and waterfowl Reptiles, including turtles and tortoises, snakes and lizards Amphibians Equally useful for general practitioners, specialists in emergency and critical care and exotic animal medicine, veterinary students, and trainees, Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine is an essential resource for the emergent and critical care of exotic animals.

Current Therapy in Exotic Pet Practice

Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets. St. Louis, MO: Saunders; 2013. Cruz Cardona JA, Conley KJ, Wellehan JF, et al. Incomplete ovariosalpingectomy and subsequent malignant granulosa cell tumor in a female green iguana ...

Current Therapy in Exotic Pet Practice

"Companion trext to Manual of exotic pet practice"--Preface.

Select Topics in Dermatology

CID5WSAVA2004&PID58630&O5VIN&id5 3852179. Accessed February 22, 2013. Mans C. Small mammals: guinea pigs– skin diseases. In: Mayer J, Donnelly TM, editors. Clinical veterinary advisor: birds and exotic pets. St Louis (MO): Saunders; ...

Select Topics in Dermatology

The latest information on dermatology of exotic pet animals for the exotic animal veterinarian. Topics to be covered include diagnostic approach to dermatologic disease, behavioural dermatopathies, ectoparasites, bumblefoot, erythema multiforme in the ferret, yellow fungus disease, dermatitis of reptiles, viral skin diseases of the rabbit, dermal neoplasias in small animals and avians, dermatologic conditions involving the feet, beak and claws, viral dermatopathies of ornamental and pet fish, alopecia in the guinea pig, amphibian chytridiomycosis, sebaceous adenitis in rabbits, and more.

Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Volume 8 E Book

In Mayer J, Donnelly TM, editors: Clinical veterinary advisorBirds and exotic pets, ed 1, St. Louis, MO, 2013, Saunders. 36. Wellehan JF, Stahl SJ: Cryptosporidiosis. In Mayer J, Donnelly TM, editors: Clinical veterinary advisorBirds ...

Fowler s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine  Volume 8   E Book

Logically organized by taxonomic groups, this up-to-date text covers the diagnosis and treatment of all zoo animal species and free-ranging wildlife, including amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fish, unlikely to be seen by private practice veterinarians. Featuring full-color images, the consistent, user-friendly format supplies information on each animal’s biology, unique anatomy, special physiology, reproduction, restraint and handling, housing requirements, nutrition and feeding, surgery and anesthesia, diagnostics, therapeutics, and diseases. Global authorship includes multinational contributors who offer expert information on different species from around the world. "Veterinary care of non-traditional species is a rapidly progressing field and this title is the much awaited updated version of this zoo and wildlife practitioner’s ‘bible’. Reviewed by: Charlotte Day on behalf of The Veterinary Record, Oct 14 Global authorship includes internationally recognized authors who have contributed new chapters focusing on the latest research and clinical management of captive and free-ranging wild animals from around the world. Zoological Information Management System chapter offers the latest update on this brand new system that contains a worldwide wealth of information. General taxonomy-based format provides a comprehensive text for sharing information in zoo and wildlife medicine. Concise tables provide quick reference to key points in the references. NEW! All new authors have completely revised the content to provide fresh perspectives from leading experts in the field on the latest advances in zoo and wild animal medicine. NEW! Color images vividly depict external clinical signs for more accurate recognition and diagnosis.

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician

In Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. Euthanasia Orcutt CJ. 1998. Emergency and critical care of ferrets. Vet Clin North Euthanasia is best performed by sedating the patient using chamber or ...

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician

Now in its third edition, and for the first time in full-color, Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician is a comprehensive yet clear introduction to exotic animal practice for technicians in the classroom and clinic setting alike. With an emphasis on the exotic species most likely to present to a veterinary practice, coverage includes avian, reptiles, amphibians, fish, small mammals, and wildlife. Now in full color Features anatomy, restraint, common diseases to radiology, surgical assisting, and parasitology New chapter on fish medicine Companion website offering review questions and images from the text in PowerPoint

Exotic Animal Medicine

J Am Vet Med Assoc 229(4):505–507 Oglesbee B L, Lehmkuhl L 2001 Congestive heart failure associated with myxomatous degeneration of the left atrioventricular valve in a parakeet. ... Clinical veterinary advisor: birds and exotic pets.

Exotic Animal Medicine

Exotic pets are more popular than ever before, so make sure you are ready to care for everything from rats to songbirds with Exotic Animal Medicine: A Quick Reference Guide, 2nd Edition. Expanded with three all new chapters and updated content, this new edition provides the key points on differential diagnoses and diagnostics, along with background information on a wide variety of exotic pets, to veterinary practitioners who may or may not have experience treating them. Its practical quick-reference outline format makes it easy for you to see the conditions likely to be encountered within a species; develop a potential differential diagnosis list quickly; initiate an investigational plan; and view treatment regimens. Covers the most commonly encountered exotic species in one text, making it a succinct and practical clinician's guide to diagnosing and treating a wide variety of exotic pets. Expert advice on diagnostic approaches, clinical techniques, anesthetic protocols, and treatment regimens offers an invaluable source of useful clinically applicable material. Organization of chapters by species and clinical signs enables you to access information easily and efficiently. User-friendly outline format allows the guide to act as a quick reference in the clinical setting. NEW! All new chapters on marmosets and tamarins, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders provide up-to-date coverage of exotic species you may encounter in the clinic. NEW! Thoroughly updated and expanded coverage of exotic species and the problems that may plague them helps you develop a potential differential diagnosis list quickly and seek appropriate care for exotic animals, such as: 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.

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine

American Journal of Veterinary Research 64: 225–228. Crum, D.A. (2013). Orthopaedics and fracture repair. In: Clinical Veterinary Advisor Birds and Exotic Pets (eds. J. Mayer and T.M. Donnelly), 125–127. St Louis: Elsevier. van Dijk, ...

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine

Easy-to-use, comprehensive reference covering the less common species encountered in general veterinary practice Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine provides easy-to-access, detailed information on a wide variety of exotic species that can be encountered in general veterinary practice. Offering excellent coverage of topics such as basic techniques, preventative health measures, and a formulary for each species, each chapter uses the same easy-to-follow format so that users can find information quickly while working in the clinic. Presented in full colour, with over 400 photographs, the book gives small animal practitioners the confidence to handle and treat more familiar pets such as budgerigars, African grey parrots, bearded dragons, corn snakes, tortoises, pygmy hedgehogs, hamsters and rats. Other species that may be presented less frequently including skunks, marmosets, sugar gliders, koi carp, chameleons and terrapins are also covered in detail to enable clinicians to quickly access relevant information. Provides comprehensive coverage of many exotic pet species that veterinarians may encounter in general practice situations Presents evidence-based discussions of topics including biological parameters, husbandry, clinical evaluation, hospitalization requirements, common medical and surgical conditions, radiographic imaging, and more The Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine is an ideal one-stop reference for the busy general practitioner seeing the occasional exotic animal, veterinary surgeons with an established exotic animal caseload, veterinary students and veterinary nurses wishing to further their knowledge.

Gastroenterology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Clinical veterinary advisor birds and exotic pets. St Louis (MO): Elsevier Saunders; 2013. p. 385–90. Krempels D, Cotter M, Stanzione G. Ileus in domestic rabbits. Exotic DVM 2000; 2.4:19–21. Fisher PG. Exotic mammal gastrointestinal ...

Gastroenterology  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice

This issue focuses on the latest research releated to the gastroenterology of exotic pets. Topics include: Current trends and diagnostic techniques, fish gestroenterology, pathology of the gastrointestinal system, treatment of ileus in exotic companion mammals, liver lobe torsion in pet rabbits, update on the diagnosis and management of macrohabdus omithogaster, nutritional management of gastrointestinal conditions, raptor gastroenterology, behavior related gastroenterology, reptile and amphibian gastroenterology, amphibian/reptile gastrointestinal physiology and more.

Pet bird diseases and care

... Mathey W (1967) Respiratory acariasis due to Sternostoma tracheacolum in the budgerigar. J Am Vet Med Assoc 150:777–780 Mayer J, Donnelly TM (2012) Clinical veterinary advisor, birds and exotic pets, 1: Clinical veterinary advisor.

Pet bird diseases and care

This book provides fundamental information on pet birds, menaces, and advances made in the diagnosis and treatment of menaces. It is the only book covering all species of pet birds, menaces and their individual management. The handful of related books available worldwide are largely outdated and focus on a single species or breed of pet bird. The book encompasses the history of bird keeping, common breeds of birds, their nutritional requirements, list of zoonotic diseases transmitted by birds and guideline for their prevention. It covers infectious, non-infectious clinical and metabolic diseases, and toxicity in detail with a special focus on the history of diseases, etiology, affected hosts, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment. Separate chapters detail relevant diagnostic techniques, management and care practices, including updated information. The book offers an invaluable guide for students and teachers in the field of (avian) veterinary medicine, scientists/research scholars working in related fields, and avian medicine practitioners, as well as all those progressive bird owners who want to know the basics of their care and management.

Respiratory Medicine An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Transvenous heart worm extraction in a ferret with caval syndrome. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2010;46:31–5. 13. Ferrets. In: Mayer J, Donnelly T, editors. Clinical veterinary advisor Birds and exotic pets. St Louis (MO): Elsevier; 2013. p.

Respiratory Medicine  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice

This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, guest edited by Dr. Vladimír Jekl, is dedicated to Respiratory Medicine. This issue is one of three selected each year by the series consulting editor, Dr. Jörg Mayer. Topics discussed in this issue include—but are not limited to—Respiratory Tract Disorders in Fishes, Computed tomography and MRI of the respiratory tract of the reptile and avian patient, Snake Pulmonology, Respiratory disorders in chelonians, Respiratory Diseases in Parrots, Respiratory disorders in Back-yard Poultry, Respiratory Disorders in Guinea pigs, Chinchillas and Degus, Respiratory Disorders in Rabbits, Diagnostics of infectious respiratory pathogens in reptiles, and Respiratory Disorders in Ferrets.

Comparative Veterinary Anatomy

A Clinical Approach James A. Orsini, Nora S. Grenager, Alexander de Lahunta ... In: Exotic animal formulary. 5th ed. St Louis: Saunders Inc.; 2017. p. 287. [2] Harris DJ. Clinical ... Clinical veterinary advisor: birds and exotic pets.

Comparative Veterinary Anatomy

Comparative Veterinary Anatomy: A Clinical Approach describes the comprehensive, clinical application of anatomy for veterinarians, veterinary students, allied health professionals and undergraduate students majoring in biology and zoology. The book covers the applied anatomy of dogs, cats, horses, cows and other farm animals, with a short section on avian/exotics, and with specific clinical anatomical topics. The work improves the understanding of basic veterinary anatomy by making it relevant in the context of common clinical problems. This book will serve as a single-source reference on the application of important anatomical structures in a clinical setting. Students, practitioners and specialists will find this information easy-to-use and well-illustrated, thus presenting an accurate representation of essential anatomical structures that relates to real-life clinical situations in veterinary medicine. Presents multiple species, garnering a broad audience of interest for veterinarians, specialists, professional students and undergraduate students majoring in the biological sciences Contains anatomically accurate color figures at the beginning of each different species section Focuses on clinically-oriented anatomy Correlates gross anatomy, radiology, ultrasound, CT, MRI and nuclear medicine in clinical case presentations

Emergency and Critical Care An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice E Book

Lightfoot T. Clinical examination of chinchillas, hedgehogs, prairie dogs, and sugar gliders. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract 1999;2(2):447–69. Anderson L, Otto G, ... Clinical veterinary advisor: birds and exotic pets.

Emergency and Critical Care  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice  E Book

This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice focuses on Emergency and Critical Care. Articles include:. Basic Shock Physiology and Critical Care;Common Emergencies in Pet Birds; Emergency and Critical Care in Pet Birds; Common Emergencies of Small Mammals; Critical Care, Analgesia and Anesthesia of Small Mammals; Toxicologic Emergencies in Exotics; Common Wildlife Emergencies; Arachnid and Insect Emergency Care, Rabbit Physiology and Treatment for Shock? and more!

Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking

(eds) (2013) Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets. Elsevier, St. Louis, MO. McCracken, H., Hyatt, A.D., and Slocombe, R.F. (1994) Two cases of anemia in reptiles treated with blood transfusions: (1) hemolytic anemia in a ...

Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking

Using a practical approach, the Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking provides veterinary practitioners with evidence-based guidelines to refer to at the clinical practice level. Provides evidence-based information on transfusion medicine and blood banking practices Presents sections on recipient screening, donor selection, blood collection and storage, and how to meet blood product demands Includes useful protocols for transfusions and blood banking relevant to clinical practice Incorporates the balanced perspectives of veterinarians and veterinary technicians Contains information pertaining to large, small, and exotic animals

Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine E Book

FIGURE 9.2 Severe incisor malocclusion in a rabbit. A wad of hair has become entrapped in the lower incisors. (From Mayer J, Donnelly TM. Clinical veterinary advisor: Birds and exotic pets. St. Louis: Elsevier; 2013.) ...

Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine   E Book

Learn the veterinary technician's role in the care of exotic pets and animals used in biomedical research! Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine: Principles and Procedures, 3rd Edition helps you gain the knowledge and skills needed to ensure animal health and well-being. It covers animal husbandry, restraint and handling, and diseases, and provides guidelines to key clinical procedures such as blood collection, medication administration, anesthesia, and diagnostic imaging. Research-related information addresses the ethical concerns of exotic pet ownership, as well as the benefits and humane use of animals in research. Written by noted veterinary technology educator Margi Sirois, this text is a must-have resource for all caretakers of lab animals. Comprehensive coverage prepares you to work with all types of animals by addressing a wide variety of species including rats, mice, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, hamsters, gerbils, nonhuman primates, amphibians, fish, reptiles, birds, farm animals, and cats and dogs; it also covers topics such as animal species, the laboratory setting, regulatory guidelines, and ethical considerations. Consistent organization of each species chapter makes it easy to quickly identify similarities and differences among various laboratory animals. Current information on legal, moral, and ethical issues includes legal requirements, the protocols guiding lab animal use, animal exploitation, and animal rights. Discussion of specific uses for each species in biomedical research provides a perspective that helps you explain the benefits of animal use in providing high-quality research data. Technician Notes highlight important points and provide helpful tips to improve your knowledge and skills. Learning objectives, key points, and chapter review questions make studying easier. NEW! Comprehensive coverage of poultry includes the increasingly popular backyard chickens, as well as commonly performed procedures and in-depth information on housing, restraint, nutrition, common diseases, diagnostics, and therapeutics. NEW photographs show the latest technology available in laboratory and exotic animal medicine.

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Meyer J, Donnelly TM: Clinical veterinary advisor: birds and exotic pets, St. Louis, MO, 2013, Saunders. O'Malley B: Clinical anatomy and physiology of exotic species: structure and function of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, ...

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians   E Book

Immerse yourself in every aspect of the veterinary technology field with McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 9th Edition, covering small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. With a new zoonoses theme threaded throughout each chapter, this comprehensive text describes how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, and how it is treated. Case presentations provide you with relevant, real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each patient. Content on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine keeps you current and prepared for success in practice. Thorough coverage of electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter to teach you how to interpret, and how to examine and differentiate, normal from abnormal and dangerous from non-dangerous. Case presentations provide you with real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Large animal care is integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, surgical assistance, emergency care, and euthanasia, in addition to the individual Large Animal Medical Nsing chapter, to prepare you to care for large animals. A chapter dedicated to birds, reptiles, and small mammals keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Comprehensive chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. Vet Tech Threads design emphasizes important study points and ensures you understand the content introduced to you. Step-by-step instructions and photographs show you how to perform dozens of procedures, and make information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. Evolve site with TEACH instructor resources, an image collection, and a test bank accompanies the text, and provides instructors with everything they need to successfully teach each chapter and evaluate students' progress. NEW! Chapter on Veterinary Oncology contains fundamental information on veterinary cancers and current therapies. NEW! Toxicology chapter provides an overview of toxic substances and treatments while helping you understand how to recognize, assess, and manage poison concerns. NEW! The theme of zoonotics is threaded throughout each chapter and emphasized appropriately to increase your understanding of how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, how it is treated, and the necessary safety precautions. NEW! A 2017 winner of the William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award ("McGuffey") from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA). The "McGuffey" recognizes textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time.

Clinical Veterinary Advisor VETERINARY CONSULT Version to Be Sold Via E Commerce Site

"In-depth, cutting-edge coverage includes all exotic species birds, reptiles, pocket pets, amphibians, and fish in one comprehensive resource.Concise summaries feature a definition of each problem, epidemiology, physical findings and ...

Clinical Veterinary Advisor   VETERINARY CONSULT Version to Be Sold Via E Commerce Site

Six-books-in-one format includes six separate sections " Diseases and Disorders, Procedures and Techniques, Differential Diagnosis, Laboratory Tests, Clinical Algorithms, "and" Zoonoses."In-depth, cutting-edge coverage includes all exotic species birds, reptiles, pocket pets, amphibians, and fish in one comprehensive resource.Concise summaries feature a definition of each problem, epidemiology, physical findings and clinical presentation, etiology, differential diagnosis, diagnostic workup (such as laboratory tests and imaging studies), treatment, prognosis and patient follow-up, zoonotic potential, and references.Diagnostic and treatment algorithms provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance to clinical assessment and treatment planning.A companion website includes the complete text from the book, making the entire contents fully searchable, along with 250 full-color illustrations, client handouts, and the ability to print out any pages. "

Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Mayer, J. & Donnelly, T. (2012) Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets, 1 Har/Psc edn. Saunders, St. Louis, MO. Miller, A.L. & Richardson, C.A. (2011) Rodent analgesia. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal ...

Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses guides readers through the important concepts of animal pain management, providing specific approaches to managing pain in a wide variety of veterinary conditions. Emphasizing the technician's role in advocating for the patient, the book equips technicians with the knowledge needed to manage pain in dogs, cats, horses, livestock, exotics, and zoo animals. Logically and comprehensively covering this difficult subject, Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides both introductory material on the tenets of pain management and specific techniques to apply in the clinical setting. With information on recognizing and understanding pain, the physiology of pain, pharmacology, and analgesia in different settings, the book outlines how to practice good pain management as an integral part of nursing care. Pain Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides both basic and advanced information, allowing students, practicing veterinary technicians and nurses, and veterinary staff alike to take a more active role in pain management and develop a more thorough understanding of this complex subject.

Avian Medicine

Mayer J, Doneley T: Clinical veterinary advisor: birds and exotic pets, Philadelphia, PA, 2012, WB Saunders. ISBN 978-1416039693. McLelland J: A colour atlas of avian anatomy, London, UK, 1990, Wolfe Publishing. ISBN 978-0723415756.

Avian Medicine

Combining the in-depth coverage of a text with the practicality of a clinical manual and the visual detail of an atlas, Avian Medicine, 3rd Edition is the complete, all-in-one guide to every aspect of avian care. Written by some of the world's leading authorities in avian medicine, this highly illustrated reference covers a wide variety of avian species — including psittacines, raptors, bustards, parrots, finches, and more. Comprehensive coverage includes issues ranging from the basic aspects of patient management to the most sophisticated diagnostic techniques. Plus, with more illustrations, a wealth of practical advice, and the latest information on cutting-edge treatments and procedures incorporated into this new edition, today’s general clinician will be fully equipped to effectively and confidently care for all birds. Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of clinical management written by leading experts in the field provides readers with a depth and breadth of knowledge on avian medicine and care. Coverage of a wide variety of species — including raptors, bustards, and many others — enables practitioners to treat a greater assortment of patients with more confidence and skill. Bulleted text and tables help present information in an accessible way. More than 900 color images give readers a better picture of disease and how it will be encountered in practice. Appendices bring together wide-ranging data on hematology and blood chemistry reference values, commonly used pharmaceutics and other information relevant to avian practitioners. NEW! New chapter sections, revised references, and updated suggested readings ensure that readers have the most up-to-date information. NEW! New chapter contributors ensure the information in the text reflects the most current techniques and advances. NEW! Expanded content on parrots, finches and fruit-eating birds has been added to the text to make content more relevant to the needs of today’s practitioners. NEW! Thoroughly updated content includes the latest surgical techniques and procedures to keep practitioners on top of the most cutting-edge information in the field. NEW! Additional content and images on MRI have been incorporated throughout the text to complete the coverage of other advanced imaging techniques such as CT scans.