New to this edition:
- fully up–to–date on the latest diagnostic and imaging techniques
- new chapter on the special senses of birds, an understanding of which is crucial when consulted about animal welfare problems
- Formulary updated by world expert on avian therapeutics, Professor Tom Tully
- avian zoonotics are highlighted in infectious diseases section
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.