Essentials of Avian Medicine and Surgery is designed as a concise quick reference for the busy practitioner and animal nurse. Eminently practical, this classic avian text is prized for its down-to-earth approach.
- new contributions from world renowned experts in avian medicine
- new chapter on the special senses of birds, an understanding of which is crucial when giving advice on avian welfare problems
- fully up-to-date on the latest diagnostic and imaging techniques
- avian zoonotics are highlighted in infectious diseases section
Table of contents
1 Diversity in Anatomy and Physiology: Clinical Significance.
2 The Special Senses of Birds -
Dr Susan E. Orosz.
3 Clinical Examination.
4 Aids to Diagnosis -
Professor Dr Maria Krautwald-Junghanns.
5 Post-mortem Examination.
6 Medication and Administration of Drugs.
9 Nursing and After Care.
10 Breeding Problems.
11 Release of Casualty Wild Birds..
1 An avian formulary -
Professor Thomas N. Tully.
2 Bacterial diseases of birds.
3 Viral diseases of birds.
4 Mycotic diseases of birds.
5 Parasitic diseases of birds.
6 Poisons likely to affect birds.
7 Some suggested diagnostic schedules.
8 Weights of birds most likely to be seen in general practice.
9 Incubation and fl edging periods of selected birds.
11 Some useful websites.