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Essentials of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 2222467
  • Book
  • November 2007
  • Region: Global
  • 406 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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.

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
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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.

7 Anaesthesia.

8 Surgery.

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.

10 Glossary.

11 Some useful websites.

Further reading.



Colour plates.

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Maria Krautwald–Junghanns
Susan E. Orosz
Thomas Tully Jr.
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