Clinical Veterinary Advisor,Birds and Exotic Pets,1

Clinical Veterinary Advisor,Birds and Exotic Pets,1

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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 JAprg 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.469 PREVENTION a€c Prevent exposure of ferrets to infected humans or ferrets. disease due to Streptococcus pneumoniae in ferrets, ... Swenson SL, et al: Natural cases of 2009 pan- demic H1N1 Influenza A virus in pet ferrets, J Vet Diagn Invest 22:784a€“788, 2010. ... Influenza Upper respiratory disease can be a common problem in the ferret. ... If vaccines are used, live vaccine is recommended over inactivated because live vaccine induces greater protective effect and is more likely toanbsp;...

Title:Clinical Veterinary Advisor,Birds and Exotic Pets,1
Author:Joerg Mayer, Thomas M. Donnelly
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013


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