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Avian Medicine and Surgery

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By: RB Altman, SL Club, GM Dorrestein and K Quesenberry

1070 pages, 470 illus


Hardback | Dec 1997 | #66716 | ISBN: 0721654460
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An organ system organization and problem-oriented approach offers fast access to the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques for a broad spectrum of medical and surgical conditions, as well as infectious and non-infectious diseases.


Section I: The Normal Bird: Systematics. Reproductive Physiology. Nutrition. Laws and Regulations Affecting Aviculture and the Pet Bird Industry. Embryology. Pediatricsand Hand Raising. Behavior. Avicultural Medicine and Flock Health Management. Nonsurgical Methods of Avian Sex Identification. Section II: Diagnostics, Hospital Techniques, And Supportive Care: Physical Examination. Avian Clinical Pathology: Hematologyand Chemistry. Diagnostic Necropsy and Pathology. Radiology. Ultrasonography. Cytology. Differential Diagnostics. Hospital Techniques and Supportive Care. Section III: Infectious Diseases: Bacteriology. Virology. Mycotic Diseases. Parasitology. Zoonotic Diseases. Chlamydia. Mycoplasmal Infections. Section IV: Noninfectious Diseases: Respiratory Disorders. Gastrointestinal Tract. Avian Nervous System. The Endocrine System. Avian Cardiac Disease. Nutritional Disorders. Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System. Avian Dermatology. Disorders of the Special Senses. Neoplasia. Toxicities. Urogenital Disorders. Diseases of the Avian Immune System. Behavioral Problems. Section V: Pharmacology and Therapeutics: Metabolism, Pharmacology, And Therapy. Formulary.

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