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Chemical Immobilization of Wild and Exotic Animals

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Leon Nielson

342 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs

Iowa State University Press

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #98712 | ISBN: 0813829364
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About this book

Explains how to safely and humanely immobilize by chemical restraint a variety of larger, wild animals commonly captured, managed, or maintained in confinement.


Contents

Considerations and Principles; Instrumentation; Pharmacology; Drug usage and administration; Field immobilization techniques; Postcapture management; Physical aspects of chemical immobilisation; Management of medical emergencies in the field; Species-specific recommendations; Human safety.

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