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Manual of Avian Practice

Handbook / Manual

By: Agnes E Rupley

556 pages, 140 illus


Paperback | Dec 1997 | #67188 | ISBN: 0721640834
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About this book

This practical handbook features problem-oriented approach to avian medicine. It encompasses an overview of the basic elements of avian practice, including history taking, medical examination, supportive care, equipment, practice management, and continuing education. It also details medical and surgical procedures, anesthetic protocols, sample collection, radiographs and other modes of imaging, clinical pathology, nutrition and general avian medicine.


History Taking, Physical Examination, Supportive Care, And Getting Started. General Signs. Respiratory Care. Gastrointestinal Signs. Ophthalmic Signs. Neurological Signs. Musculoskeletal Signs. Dermatologic Signs (Feet, Feather, Skin, Beak). Common Diseases and Treatments. Necropsy. Grooming and Treatment Procedures. Clinical Pathology. Radiology. Anesthesia, Endoscopy, And Surgery. Aviculture and Obstetrics. Pediatrics. Formulary. Appendix I: Sources of Equipment. Survey Weights of Common Aviculture Birds. Skeletal and Visceral Anatomy.

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