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Handbook of Rabbit and Rodent Medicine

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: K Laber-Laird, M Swindle and P Flecknell

278 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs

Heinemann Educational UK / Harcourt Education

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #58156 | ISBN: 0080425046
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NHBS Price: £48.99 $62/€58 approx

About this book

Rodents and rabbits represent a significant percentage of modern day pets and therefore present a challenge to the veterinarian in a small animal practice. Written by internationally renowned experts, this text contains chapters covering rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, chinchillas, mice, rats and gerbils. Each specific animal chapter covers nutrition, infectious diseases, anaesthesia, metabolic diseases and parasitic infections. The combined experience outlined in this handbook is comprehensive and will provide the veterinarian with the best available guidance in this area of medicine.


Contents

Preface; List of contributors; Rats and mice (M T Fallon); Gerbils (K Laber-Laird); Hamsters (N S Lipman C Foltz); Guinea Pigs (M J Huerkamp et al); Chinchillas (J G Strake et al); Rabbits (S Stein S S Walshaw); Anaesthesia and analgesia for rodents and rabbits (P Flecknell); Common surgical procedures in rodents and rabbits (M M Swindle P M Shealy); Appendix - Drug dosages for rodents and rabbits; Index.

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