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MEDICINE AND SURGERY OF TORTOISES AND TURTLES

MEDICINE AND SURGERY OF TORTOISES AND TURTLES-9781405108898
  1. Autor:

    McArthur

  2. Isbn:

    9781405108898

  3. Páginas:

    600

  4. Año:

    2004

  5. Edición:

    1

  6. Idioma:

    Ingles

  7. Disponibilidad:

    De 2 a 3 Semanas

Precio s/iva:

221.81 €

210,72  €
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DESCRIPTION:
Medicine and Surgery of Tortoises and Turtles is an innovative and exciting new reference book on the management of chelonians. Covering everything from species identification to virus isolation techniques, it is an indispensable source of information for veterinary practitioners treating sick or injured chelonians and all those involved in captive chelonian care, chelonian conservation medicine, and scientific research.

Written by leading chelonian veterinarians from around the world, this definitive book includes: -Detailed sections on anatomy, physiology, husbandry, nutrition, diagnosis, diseases, anaesthesia, surgery, therapeutics and conservation.
-Over 1000 full-colour photographs, which take the reader through disease recognition, practical nursing, captive husbandry and common surgical conditions.
-Down-to-earth clinical information presented in a user-friendly format.
Medicine and Surgery of Tortoises and Turtles is both a step-by-step photographic guide and a detailed source of clinical and scientific data. As well as this, it contains fascinating material that has never been published before, ensuring that it will become the primary chelonian reference book.

CONTENTS:
1. Introduction.
2. Infectious Agents.
3. Anatomy and Physiology.
4. Nutrition.
5. General Care of Chelonians.
6. Diagnosis.
7. Clinical Pathology.
8. Diagnostic Imaging Techniques.
9. Hospitalisation.
10. Feeding Techniques and Fluids.
11. Interpretation of Presenting Signs.
12. Problem-Solving Approach to Conditions of Marine Turtles.
13. Problem-Solving Approach to Common Diseases of Terrestrial and Semi-Aquatic Chelonians.
14. Anaesthesia, Analgesia and Euthanasia.
15. Surgery.
16. Therapeutics.
17. Formulary.
18. Appendices.
App. A. Turtle Conservation.
App. B. Plants Suggested to be Poisonous to Chelonians.
App. C. Care Sheets.
App. D. Rehabilitation of Asian Chelonians.
App. E. A Selective Chelonian Taxonomy.
App. F. Viral Disease.
-References.
-Index.



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