Rapid Review of Exotic Animal Medicine and Husbandry

Rapid Review of Exotic Animal Medicine and Husbandry

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Four authors of international renown have combined their practical and instructional skills to provide this focused yet wide-ranging review. The book is divided into four sectionsa€”small mammals, birds, reptiles/amphibians, ornamental fisha€”and consists of an introduction to the essential aspects of medicine and husbandry of each group of animals, 400 color-illustrated clinical cases, plus summary questions to highlight key points. The cases are a blend of the more common and especially interesting conditions, and cover clinical presentation, etiology/pathogenesis, investigation, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, management options, prognosis and husbandry advice to the client. The case-based approach offers the freedom to deal succinctly with multifactorial and multisystemic conditions. Cases are cross-referenced, cite key references and there is a detailed index. The Rapid Review is designed to appeal to veterinary practitioners dealing with an ever-wider variety of animals, to veterinary instructors and students, technicians, nurses and assistants, and to other animal health professionals in practice and training.Also, plasma can be tested by one of the commercially available antigen detection kits that detect heartworm antigen in the ... Because most pet ferrets live indoors, and ferrets are not the natural host for this infection, dirofilariasis is veryanbsp;...

Title:Rapid Review of Exotic Animal Medicine and Husbandry
Author:Karen L. Rosenthal, Neil Forbes, Fredric L. Frye, Gregory A. Lewbart
Publisher:CRC Press - 2008-03-28


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