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Medical Care of Turtles and Tortoises: Diagnosis, Surgery, Pathology, Parasitology

Edited By: Jan Hnizdo and Nikola Pantchev

559 pages, Col photos, b/w illus

Edition Chimaira

Hardback | Apr 2011 | #189939 | ISBN-13: 9783899734935
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £99.99 $134/€114 approx

About this book

This book is the most up-to-date compendium on chelonian diseases, including their diagnosis and treatment. It also focuses on preventive medicine through inclusion of species-specific husbandry information to help prevent common husbandry mistakes, which may cause disease or injury.


Contents

Turtle Anatomy and Physiology, Biology and Husbandry of Turtles, Brumation (Hibernation), Protection of Chelonian Species, General Chelonian Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Clinical Examination, Examination of Organ Systems, Special Investigative Techniques, Turtle Parasites, Selected Viral Diseases of Turtles, Electron Microscopy, Pathomorphological Diagnosis, Administering Medications, Anaesthesia and Surgery, Common Turtle Diseases.


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