Reptile Medicine & Surgery In Clinical Practice

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Item#: 9781118977675
Edition 01
Author Doneley
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A concise and practical quick reference guide to treating reptiles in first opinion veterinary practice Reptile Medicine and Surgery in Clinical Practiceis the ideal guide for the busy veterinarian treating reptile cases. Designed as a quick reference guide, but with comprehensive coverage of all the topics needed for first opinion practice, the book presents the principles of reptile medicine and surgery.Richly illustrated chapters cover anatomy, physiology, behaviour, husbandry, reproduction, common diseases and disorders, and much more. Application in a clinical setting is emphasized throughout, including guidance on the physical examination, diagnostic testing and imaging, treatment options, and anaesthetic and surgical techniques.Practical quick-reference guide-ideal for the busy, first-opinion veterinary practitionerRichly illustrated in full colour throughoutEdited by a team of highly experienced exotic animal veterinariansUseful reference for those studying for postgraduate certificates in exotic animal medicine With contributions from experts around the globe,Reptile Medicine and Surgery in Clinical Practiceis a valuable reference offering a balanced international view of herpetological medicine. 

Table of Contents
List of Contributors xiPreface xv1 Taxonomy and Introduction to Common Species 1<
/>Bob Doneley2 Anatomy and Physiology of Reptiles 15<
e O&Malley3 Behaviour in the Wild and in Captivity 33<
/>Robert Johnson4 Husbandry and Nutrition 45<
/>Michelle Kischinovsky, Aidan Raftery and Shivananden Sawmy5 Enclosure Design 61<
/>Michael McFadden, Deborah Monks, Bob Doneley and Robert Johnson6 Lighting 75<
/>Frances M. Baines7 Reproduction 91<
/>Timothy J. Portas8 Reptile Paediatrics 105<
/>Deborah Monks and Bob Doneley9 Setting Up and Equipping a Reptile Practice 115<
/>Bob Doneley, Shane Simpson, Angela M. Lennox and John Chitty10 The Reptile Consultation 125<
/>Bob Doneley and Brendan Carmel11 Diagnostic Testing 135<
/>Rachel E. Marschang, Frank Pasmans, Tim Hyndman, Mark Mitchell and An Martel12 Diagnostic Imaging 145<
/>Zden''k Knotek, Shane Simpson and Paolo Martelli13 Clinical Techniques and Supportive Care 159<
/>Kimberly Vinette Herrin14 Reptile Pharmacology 175<
/>Tim Hyndman15 Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases 185<
/>Brendan Carmel and Robert Johnson16 Infectious Diseases and Immunology 197<
/>Tim Hyndman and Rachel E. Marschang17 Differential Diagnoses: A Problem'\Based Approach 217<
/>Helen McCracken, Brendan Carmel, John Chitty, Bob Doneley, Robert Johnson, Angela M. Lennox, Deborah Monks and Annabelle Olsson18 Disorders of the Integument 255<
/>Linda Vogelnest19 Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System 273<
/>Robert Johnson and Bob Doneley20 Diseases of the Cardiovascular System 287<
/>Tegan Stephens and Alex Rosenwax21 Diseases of the Respiratory System 299<
/>Melinda L. Cowan22 Disorders of the Reproductive System 307<
/>Timothy J. Portas23 Diseases of the Urinary Tract 323<
/>Peter Holz24 Diseases of the Nervous System 331<
/>Hamish Baron and David N. Phalen25 Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System 345<
/>Adolf K. Maas26 Diseases of the Organs of Special Senses 357<
/>Alex Rosenwax and Tegan Stephens27 Analgesia and Anaesthesia 369<
/>Annabelle Olsson and Mark Simpson28 Surgery 383<
/>Zden''k Knotek and Stacey Leonatti Wilkinson29 Turtle Shell Repair 397<
/>Jane Roffey and Sasha Miles30 Necropsy 409<
/>Catherine M. Shilton31 Reptile Parasitology in Health and Disease 425<
/>Jan Šlapeta, David Modrý, Robert Johnson32 Nursing the Reptile Patient 441<
/>Gary Fitzgerald and Emma Whitlock33 Euthanasia 449<
/>Tim HyndmanAppendix 1: Formulary 453Appendix 2: Reference Intervals for Commonly Kept Reptile Species 473Index 481