BSAVA Manual of Reptiles, 2nd ed.
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|Vydavatel:||John Wiley and Sons Ltd|
|Formát:||Paperback 350 stran|
Reptile Medicine has become significantly more sophisticated withinthe last decade, especially in anaesthesia, diagnostics, nutrition,surgery and therapeutics. With this in mind the eidtors haveselected contributors whom they felt had superior expertise on aworldwide basis. Correct husbandry is of prime importance for reptile health; it isthe starting point of the manual and is emphasized throughout.Neonatal care is an important addition in the light of widespreadcaptive breeding programmes. Veterinary procedures are detailed inthe second part of the manual, including clinical examination,non–invasive imaging, laboratory procedures, anaesthesia, surgery,therapeutics, and humane euthanasia and post–mortem examination.Included in this section are new chapters focusing on emergencycare and endoscopy. Organ systems and their associated disordersare then discussed, with separate chapters devoted to parasitologyand infectious diseases, where great advances in understanding havebeen made. Useful Appendices include a formulary, a table of differentials forpresenting signs, and a protocol for handling venomous snakes andlizards. The first edition of the Manual of Reptiles was at the cutting edgeof reptile veterinary care; this completely updated second editionprovides the same high standards of relevant information, with theimportant addition of splendid full–colour photographs throughout.
- EAN: 9780905214757