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Author Coles, B. H. (Brian H.)

Title Essentials of avian medicine and surgery / Brian H. Coles ; with contributions from Maria Krautwald-Junghanns, Susan E. Orosz, Thomas N. Tully.

Published Oxford ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2007.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description viii, 397 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes Rev. ed. of: Avian medicine and surgery / B.H. Coles. 2nd ed. 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-379) and index.
Contents 1. Diversity in Anatomy and Physiology: Clinical Significance -- 2. The Special Senses of Birds / Susan E. Orosz -- 3. Clinical Examination -- 4. Aids to Diagnosis / Maria Krautwald-Junghanns -- 5. Post-mortem Examination -- 6. Medication and Administration of Drugs -- 7. Anaesthesia -- 8. Surgery -- 9. Nursing and After Care -- 10. Breeding Problems -- 11. Release of Casually Wild Birds -- App. 1. An avian formulary / Thomas N. Tully -- App. 2. Bacterial diseases of birds -- App. 3. Viral diseases of birds -- App. 4. Mycotic diseases of birds -- App. 5. Parasitic diseases of birds -- App. 6. Poisons likely to affect birds -- App. 7. Some suggested diagnostic schedules -- App. 8. Weights of birds most likely to be seen in general practice -- App. 9. Incubation and fledging periods of selected birds -- App. 10. Glossary -- App. 11. Some useful websites.
Summary "Reach for this book whenever a sick or injured bird comes into the surgery. Essentials of Avian Medicine and Surgery is designed as a concise quick reference for the busy practitioner. Eminently practical, this classic avian text is prized for its down-to-earth approach. This new edition is written by a practitioner with many years experience of treating birds, plus new contributions from world renowned experts in avian medicine." "Suitable for all veterinary practitioners who treat birds, as well as veterinary students seeking a basic understanding of the area. Incorporating ideas from an experienced animal nurse it will also be extremely useful for veterinary nurses or technicians caring for avian patients."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Coles, B. H. (Brian H.). Avian medicine and surgery.
Subject Avian medicine.
Birds -- Diseases.
Birds -- Surgery.
ISBN 9781405157551 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1405157550 (pbk. : alk. paper)