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Raptor Medicine, Surgery and Rehabilitation

Handbook / Manual New Edition
By: David E Scott(Author)
340 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w tables
Publisher: CABI Publishing
NHBS
The third edition of this reference work accumulates years of practical knowledge when dealing with injured birds of prey.
Raptor Medicine, Surgery and Rehabilitation
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  • Raptor Medicine, Surgery and Rehabilitation ISBN: 9781789246100 Edition: 3 Hardback Dec 2020 In stock
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About this book

Comprehensive, practical and extensively illustrated, this book accumulates years of practical knowledge when dealing with injured birds of prey. Written by a practising veterinarian it is a concise, helpful, day-to-day guide which outlines everything from handling and the intake examination, through to practical procedures and the treatment of a comprehensive range of conditions and injuries. Also covering advice on housing, rehabilitation and eventual release, and fully updated throughout, this new edition incorporates new images as well as new and expanded information on electrocution, pesticides, feeding puppets and species habitats.

With plenty of new 'raptor tips' and questions, Raptor Medicine, Surgery, and Rehabilitation, 3rd edition, includes handy hints, clinical pearls and retains its emphasis on practical procedures throughout. Forming a complete and approachable guide to raptor veterinary care, this book also features numerous rapid reference charts and appendices.                

Contents

1: Handling and Physical Examination
2: Aand Physiology
3: Species Overview
4: Fluid Therapy and Treatments
5: Ophthalmology
6: Infectious Diseases
7: Miscellaneous Conditions
8: Anesthesia
9: Soft Tissue Surgery
10: Orthopedics
11: Endoscopy
12: Orphans
13: Feathers and Aging
14: Clinical Pathology
15: Housing and Husbandry
16: Capturing Trapped Birds
17: Time for Release!

Appendix: A
Appendix: B
Appendix: C
Appendix: D
Appendix: E
Appendix: F
Appendix: G

Customer Reviews

Biography

David Scott is Staff Veterinarian at the Carolina Raptor Center. He received his BS Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1988 and DVM from the University of Illinois in 1997 and has worked with many wildlife rehabilitation groups since then. He is also a software engineer and has developed the RaptorMed medical records software specifically designed for the medical management and husbandry of all types of animals. It is used at rehabilitation centres, in aquariums, and for permanent collections all over the world.

Handbook / Manual New Edition
By: David E Scott(Author)
340 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w tables
Publisher: CABI Publishing
NHBS
The third edition of this reference work accumulates years of practical knowledge when dealing with injured birds of prey.
Media reviews

"arranged in a very useful manner and has great information for people of all experience levels. I'm hoping it becomes a staple for all teaching hospitals."
– Dr Dave McRuer, Director of Veterinary Services, Wildlife Center of Virginia, USA

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