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Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia

Handbook / Manual

By: Gary West(Editor), Darryl Heard(Editor), Nigel Caulkett(Editor)

950 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations


Hardback | Aug 2014 | Edition: 2 | #209283 | ISBN-13: 9780813811833
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Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, 2nd Edition is a fully updated and revised version of the first comprehensive reference on anesthetic techniques in captive and free-ranging wildlife. Now including expanded coverage of avian and aquatic species, this exhaustive resource presents information on the full range of zoo and wildlife species. Covering topics ranging from monitoring and field anesthesia to CPR and euthanasia, the heart of Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia is devoted to 53 species-specific chapters providing a wealth of information on little-known and common zoo and wildlife animals alike.

In addition to new species chapters, the new edition brings a new focus on pain management, including chronic pain, and more information on species-specific physiology. Chapters on airway management, monitoring, emergency therapeutics, and field procedures are all significantly expanded as well. This update to Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia is an invaluable addition to the library of all zoo and wildlife veterinarians.

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I. General
1. Clinical Pharmacology Leigh A. Lamont and Kurt A. Grimm
2. Monitoring Larissa Ozeki and Nigel Caulkett
3. Airway Management Jonathan Cracknell
4. Thermoregulation Jeff C. Ko and Rebecca A. Krimins
5. Oxygen Therapy Asa Fahlman
6. Analgesia Douglas P. Whiteside
7. Physical Capture and Restraint Todd Shury
8. Zoo and Wildlife CPR Soren Boysen
9. Field Emergencies and Complications Jon M. Arnemo, Alina L. Evans, Asa Fahlman, and Nigel Caulkett
10. Euthanasia Murray Woodbury
11. Remote Drug Delivery Ramiro Isaza
12. Capture Myopathy Jessica Paterson
13. Human Safety during Wildlife Capture Nigel Caulkett and Todd Shury

II. Invertebrates, Fish, Reptiles, and Amphibians
14. Invertebrates Cornelia I. Mosley and Gregory A. Lewbart
15. Bony Fish (Lungfish, Sturgeon, and Teleosts) Natalie D. Mylniczenko, Donald L. Neiffer, and Tonya M. Clauss
16. Elasmobranchs and Holocephalans Natalie D. Mylniczenko, Tonya Clauss, and M. Andrew Stamper
17. Amphibians Eric Baitchman and Mark Stetter
18. Crocodilian Capture and Restraint Kent A. Vliet
19. Crocodilians (Crocodiles, Alligators, Caiman, and Gharial) Gregory J. Fleming
20. Venomous Reptile Restraint and Handling Frederick B. Antonio
21. Squamates (Snakes and Lizards) Mads F. Bertelsen
22. Chelonia (Tortoises, Turtles, and Terrapins) Alessio Vigani

III. Bird Anesthesia
23. Avian Anatomy and Physiology Ashley M. Zehnder, Michelle G. Hawkins, and Peter J. Pascoe
24. Cagebirds Michelle G. Hawkins, Ashley M. Zehnder, and Peter J. Pascoe
25. Penguins Kate Bodley and Todd Schmitt
26. Ratites Jessica Siegal-Willott
27. Raptors Patrick T. Redig, Michelle Willette, and Julia Ponder
28. Galliformes and Columbiformes Darryl Heard
29. Free-Living Waterfowl and Shorebirds Daniel M. Mulcahy
30. Birds: Miscellaneous Darryl Heard

IV. Mammal Anesthesia
31. Monotremes (Echidnas and Platypus) Peter Holz
32. Marsupials Peter Holz
33. Insectivores (Hedgehogs, Moles, and Tenrecs) Darryl Heard
34. Edentata (Xenartha) Gary West, Tracy Carter, and Jim Shaw
35. Tubulidentata and Pholidota Jennifer N. Langan
36. Chiropterans (Bats) Darryl Heard
37. Prosimians Cathy V. Williams and Randall E. Junge
38. Monkeys and Gibbons Rolf-Arne Olberg and Melissa Sinclair
39. Great Apes Shannon Cerveny and Jonathan Sleeman
40. Canids R. Scott Larsen and Terry J. Kreeger
41. Ursids (Bears) Nigel Caulkett and Asa Fahlman
42. Procyonids and Mustelids George V. Kollias and Noha Abou-Madi
43. Viverrids Anneke Moresco and R. Scott Larsen
44. Hyenidae Nina Hahn, John M. Parker, Gregory Timmel, Mary Weldele, and Wm. Kirk Suedmeyer
45. Felids Edward C. Ramsay
46. Phocid Seals Michael Lynch and Kate Bodley
47. Otariid Seals Martin Haulena
48. Walrus David B. Brunson
49. Cetaceans Chris Dold and Sam Ridgway
50. Sirenians (Manatees and Dugongs) Elizabeth C. Nolan and Michael T. Walsh
51. Elephants William A. Horne and Michael R. Loomis
52. Nondomestic Equids Chris Walzer
53. Tapirs Sonia M. Hernandez, James Bailey, and Luis R. Padilla
54. Rhinoceroses Robin W. Radcliffe and Peter vd B. Morkel
55. Anesthesia and Immobilization Techniques of Nondomestic Suids Luis R. Padilla and Jeff C.H. Ko
56. Hippopotamidae Michele Miller, Greg Fleming, Scott Citino, and Markus Hofmyer
57. Camelids Khursheed R. Mama and Chris Walzer
58. Giraffidae Scott B. Citino and Mitchell Bush
59. Cervids (Deer) Nigel Caulkett and Jon M. Arnemo
60. Antelope Ray Ball and Markus Hofmeyr
61. Gazelle and Small Antelope An Pas
62. Wild Sheep and Goats Nigel Caulkett and Chris Walzer
63. Nondomestic Cattle Julie Napier and Doug Armstrong
64. Bison Nigel Caulkett
65. Lagomorphs (Rabbits, Hares, and Pikas) Darryl Heard
66. Rodents Darryl J. Heard


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Gary West, DVM, Dipl. ACZM, is an Executive Vice President of Animal Health and Collections at the Phoenix Zoo in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Darryl Heard, B.Sc., B.V.M.S., Ph.D, Dipl. ACZM is an Associate Professor of Zoological Medicine at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Nigel Caulkett, DVM, MVetSc., Dipl., ACVA is Department Head, Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences, and Professor, Anaesthesiology, at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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