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Exotic Animal Formulary

Exotic Animal Formulary Book
Author : James Wyman Carpenter
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780721601809
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Designed to be a concise, quick reference for veterinarians and anyone working with exotic animals, this portable formulary addresses common questions and medical situations encountered in clinical practice. Coverage of all drugs -- including antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents -- provides appropriate dosage information and comments for all exotic species. This resource features extensive coverage of birds, as well as recommendations on therapies and diets in the appendices. Covers all exotic species in a quick-reference format. User-friendly layout is formatted in columns with the agent, dosage, and comments easy to locate on the page. Features an extensive section on birds, the most common of exotic pets. Detailed appendices include classification of select antimicrobials used in exotic animal medicine, therapies commonly used in exotic animals, and selected laboratories conducting avian and reptile diagnostic procedures Many new drugs have been added. All drug dosages have been re-checked to ensure accuracy. Twelve excellent contributing authors have joined this edition.

Exotic Animal Formulary

Exotic Animal Formulary Book
Author : James W. Carpenter
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2004-12-17
ISBN : 9781455734115
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Designed to be a concise, quick reference for veterinarians and anyone working with exotic animals, this portable formulary addresses common questions and medical situations encountered in clinical practice. Coverage of all drugs -- including antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents -- provides appropriate dosage information and comments for all exotic species. This resource features extensive coverage of birds, as well as recommendations on therapies and diets in the appendices. Covers all exotic species in a quick-reference format. User-friendly layout is formatted in columns with the agent, dosage, and comments easy to locate on the page. Features an extensive section on birds, the most common of exotic pets. Detailed appendices include classification of select antimicrobials used in exotic animal medicine, therapies commonly used in exotic animals, and selected laboratories conducting avian and reptile diagnostic procedures Many new drugs have been added. All drug dosages have been re-checked to ensure accuracy. Twelve excellent contributing authors have joined this edition.

BSAVA Small Animal Formulary Part B

BSAVA Small Animal Formulary  Part B Book
Author : Joanna Hedley
Publisher : BSAVA
Release : 2020-05-26
ISBN : 9781910443712
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Treatment of exotic pets can be challenging because of the wide variety of species and conditions that may be encountered. Although knowledge is progressing all the time, there remains a lack of data on commonly used drugs in these species. This new edition includes new drugs and expanded information on other drugs, reflecting the latest knowledge, with primary references where available. Dosages cover small mammals (including primates, sugar gliders and hedgehogs as well as rodents, rabbits and ferrets), birds, reptiles, fish and amphibians. Trusted information on drugs available for veterinary use in exotic pets Covers small mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and amphibians Revised throughout with the newest drugs added Primary references provided where available

Exotic Animal Formulary

Exotic Animal Formulary Book
Author : James W. Carpenter,Chris Marion
Publisher : Saunders
Release : 2017
ISBN : 9780323444507
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The only drug formulary on the market created solely for the treatment of exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 5th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations encountered in clinical practice. Using clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages, this text helps you find the information you need fast. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, it includes biological tables with details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipuncture sites, differential diagnosis, and medical protocols for common conditions. This thoroughly revised edition includes coverage of antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents, along with new chapters on invertebrates, backyard poultry and waterfowl, compound medications, and more! Nearly 200 drug tables provide clear, current recommendations on drugs, indications, and dosages used in treating exotic animals. Biological tables provide details on therapies and diets, normal blood parameters of common species, venipunctures sites, and medical protocols for common conditions. More than 20 expert authors contribute to this edition. All drug information is reviewed for accuracy, ensuring that this reference remains authoritative and current. NEW! Chapter on backyard poultry and waterfowl, an increasingly popular pet in the U.S. UPDATED Chapter on wildlife includes new information on: considerations for developing a wildlife policy in private practice; recommendations for safe restraint of native wildlife; recommendations for meat withdrawal times in game species for select medications; agents used in wild mammal emergencies; and much more. NEW! Information details the euthanasia agents used in fish. NEW! Information on amphibians includes the blood collection sites and the selected disinfectants for equipment and cage furniture. NEW! Information on hedgehogs includes common differential diagnoses based on physical examination findings and confirmed zoonotic diseases carried by hedgehogs. NEW Information on the constant rate infusion (CRI) protocols used in rabbits. NEW! Information on the protein electrophoresis values for ferrets. NEW! Information on compounding pharmacies.

Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : Jennifer E. Graham,Grayson A. Doss,Hugues Beaufrère
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-11-23
ISBN : 1119149231
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine delivers the most relevant and current information required by general veterinary practitioners and veterinary specialists in treating emergent and critical exotic patients. Covering the management of common emergency presentations in exotic companion mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, each section discusses triage and stabilization, diagnostics, nutrition and fluid therapy, analgesia, anesthesia, monitoring, CPR, and euthanasia. The book includes quick reference tables, species-specific drug formularies, and illustrations of exotic animal emergency procedures and techniques. The information contained within is based on an extensive review of the most current literature and the combined knowledge and expertise of international leaders in the field of exotic animal medicine and surgery. A one-stop resource like no other, Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine makes it easy to find the information needed to effectively treat urgent and life-threatening conditions in pet exotic animals. The book covers a wide range of species, encompassing: Exotic companion mammals, including ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, mice, hamsters, gerbils, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders Birds, including psittacines, passerines, doves and pigeons, as well as backyard poultry and waterfowl Reptiles, including turtles and tortoises, snakes and lizards Amphibians Equally useful for general practitioners, specialists in emergency and critical care and exotic animal medicine, veterinary students, and trainees, Exotic Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine is an essential resource for the emergent and critical care of exotic animals.

Surgery of Exotic Animals

Surgery of Exotic Animals Book
Author : R. Avery Bennett,Geoff W. Pye
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2022-02-23
ISBN : 1119139589
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first book to provide veterinarians with in-depth guidance on exotic animal surgical principles and techniques As the popularity of exotic animals continues to grow, it is becoming increasingly important for veterinarians to be knowledgeable and skilled in common surgical procedures for a wide range of exotic species. Written for practitioners and board-certified surgeons with a working knowledge of domestic animal surgery, Surgery of Exotic Animals is the first clinical manual to provide comprehensive guidance on surgical principles and common procedures in exotic pets, zoo animals, and wildlife. Edited by internationally recognized leaders in exotic animal surgery and zoological medicine, this much-needed volume covers invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and both terrestrial and marine mammals. Contributions from a team of surgery and zoo specialists offer detailed descriptions of common surgeries and provide a wealth of color images demonstrating how each procedure is performed—including regional anatomy and surgical approaches. An invaluable one-stop source of authoritative surgical information on exotic species, this book: Provides illustrated guidance on surgical principles and common surgeries performed in exotic species Describes general principles, instrumentation, equipment, suture materials, and magnification surgery Covers a wide range of procedures such as small and large mammal dental surgery, avian soft tissue surgery, reptile orthopedic surgery, and primate surgery Includes chapters on surgical oncology, megavertebrate laparoscopy, and minimally invasive surgery techniques Surgery of Exotic Animals is an indispensable clinical guide and reference for all private veterinary practitioners; exotic, zoo, and wildlife veterinarians; laboratory animal veterinarians; veterinary students; and veterinary technicians.

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine

Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine Book
Author : Marie Kubiak
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-08-24
ISBN : 111938995X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Easy-to-use, comprehensive reference covering the less common species encountered in general veterinary practice Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine provides easy-to-access, detailed information on a wide variety of exotic species that can be encountered in general veterinary practice. Offering excellent coverage of topics such as basic techniques, preventative health measures, and a formulary for each species, each chapter uses the same easy-to-follow format so that users can find information quickly while working in the clinic. Presented in full colour, with over 400 photographs, the book gives small animal practitioners the confidence to handle and treat more familiar pets such as budgerigars, African grey parrots, bearded dragons, corn snakes, tortoises, pygmy hedgehogs, hamsters and rats. Other species that may be presented less frequently including skunks, marmosets, sugar gliders, koi carp, chameleons and terrapins are also covered in detail to enable clinicians to quickly access relevant information. Provides comprehensive coverage of many exotic pet species that veterinarians may encounter in general practice situations Presents evidence-based discussions of topics including biological parameters, husbandry, clinical evaluation, hospitalization requirements, common medical and surgical conditions, radiographic imaging, and more The Handbook of Exotic Pet Medicine is an ideal one-stop reference for the busy general practitioner seeing the occasional exotic animal, veterinary surgeons with an established exotic animal caseload, veterinary students and veterinary nurses wishing to further their knowledge.

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice

Manual of Exotic Pet Practice Book
Author : Mark Mitchell,Thomas N. Tully
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008-03-04
ISBN : 1416001190
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The only book of its kind with in-depth coverage of the most common exotic species presented in practice, this comprehensive guide prepares you to treat invertebrates, fish, amphibians and reptiles, birds, marsupials, North American wildlife, and small mammals such as ferrets, rabbits, and rodents. Organized by species, each chapter features vivid color images that demonstrate the unique anatomic, medical, and surgical features of each species. This essential reference also provides a comprehensive overview of biology, husbandry, preventive medicine, common disease presentations, zoonoses, and much more. Other key topics include common health and nutritional issues as well as restraint techniques, lab values, drug dosages, and special equipment needed to treat exotics. Brings cutting-edge information on all exotic species together in one convenient resource. Offers essential strategies for preparing your staff to properly handle and treat exotic patients. Features an entire chapter on equipping your practice to accommodate exotic species, including the necessary equipment for housing, diagnostics, pathology, surgery, and therapeutics. Provides life-saving information on CPR, drugs, and supportive care for exotic animals in distress. Discusses wildlife rehabilitation, with valuable information on laws and regulations, establishing licensure, orphan care, and emergency care. Includes an entire chapter devoted to the emergency management of North American wildlife. Offers expert guidance on treating exotics for practitioners who may not be experienced in exotic pet care.

Skin Diseases of Exotic Pets

Skin Diseases of Exotic Pets Book
Author : Sue Paterson
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2008-04-15
ISBN : 1405173300
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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There is currently a lot of interest within veterinary medicine in both dermatology and exotics, yet, despite this interest, there is no single text available that focuses on both these key areas. This book, for the first time, provides a practical guide to dermatological problems in birds, reptiles, fish and mammals. Divided into the four groups, each section has a chapter introducing the structure and function of the skin of each group, a chapter on examination and diagnostic tests, and further chapters on species specific skin diseases and treatments. Written in a quick reference format and including almost 200 colour photographs, this book is a handy resource for veterinary practitioners, veterinary students and veterinary dermatologists alike.

BSAVA Manual of Exotic Pets

BSAVA Manual of Exotic Pets Book
Author : Anna Meredith,Cathy Johnson Delaney
Publisher : BSAVA
Release : 2010-05-03
ISBN : 9781905319169
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This remains the Foundation Manual for information across the range of exotic pets, from small mammals, through birds, reptiles and amphibians, to invertebrates. Commoner pets, such as rabbits, rodents and budgies retain their place. However, the ever-increasing range of non-traditional pets encountered by the veterinary surgeon in practice is reflected in coverage of some new groups, such as marsupials, ratites and crocodilians.

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice E Book

Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice   E Book Book
Author : Stephen J. Birchard,Robert G. Sherding
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2005-12-20
ISBN : 141606429X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Meticulously organized by body system for optimal readability and ease of reference, the 3rd edition of this best-selling manual provides quick, comprehensive, and practical guidance on evaluating and managing a full range of common medical and surgical conditions encountered in small animal practice. Medical chapters discuss etiology, clinical signs, diagnoses and treatment, while surgical chapters discuss anatomy, preoperative considerations, procedures and postoperative care. It also contains an entire section devoted to avian and exotic pets and a comprehensive drug formulary. A consistent outline format provides easy access to information on etiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease or disorder, as well as anatomy, preoperative conditions, techniques, and postoperative care for surgical procedures. Key Points draw attention to helpful tips and key concepts. Includes a comprehensive section covering diagnosis, treatment, and surgery for avian and exotic pets. Features new chapters that cover key topics such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, pain management, vaccination guidelines, and syncope. Includes the latest information on drugs and clinical equipment throughout.

Ferrets Rabbits and Rodents E Book

Ferrets  Rabbits and Rodents   E Book Book
Author : Katherine Quesenberry,James W. Carpenter
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011-05-12
ISBN : 1437702880
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A concise guide to the care of small mammals, Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery covers the conditions seen most often in veterinary practice. The book emphasizes preventive medicine along with topics including disease management, ophthalmology, dentistry, and zoonosis. More than 400 illustrations demonstrate key concepts related to radiographic interpretation, relevant anatomy, and diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. Now in full color, this edition adds coverage of more surgical procedures and expands coverage of zoonotic disease. From editors Katherine Quesenberry and James W. Carpenter, along with a team of expert contributors, the "Pink Book" provides an authoritative, single source of information that is hard to find elsewhere. A logical organization makes it quick and easy to find important information, with each section devoted to a single animal and chapters within each section organized by body system. Over 400 photographs and illustrations highlight key concepts such as radiographic interpretation and the main points of diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic techniques. A chapter on ophthalmology provides hard-to-find information on eye care for ferrets, rabbits, rodents, and other small mammals. Coverage of preventive medicine includes basic biology, husbandry, and routine care of the healthy animal. The drug formulary supplies dosage instructions for ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, rats/mice, prairie dogs, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders. Chapter outlines offer at-a-glance overviews of the contents of each chapter. Handy tables and charts make it easy to find key information. Expanded Zoonotic Diseases chapter adds more depth along with the latest information on the rising potential for disease transmission to humans as exotic pets become more popular. Additional surgical procedures for each species are included, some with step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photographs and line drawings. Full-color images show the sometimes minute structures of these small animals and make accurate diagnoses easier, especially for lymphoproliferative diseases of rabbits, endoscopy, cytology, and hematology.

Exotic Animal Medicine E Book

Exotic Animal Medicine   E Book Book
Author : Lance Jepson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-11-02
ISBN : 0323394302
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Exotic pets are more popular than ever before, so make sure you are ready to care for everything from rats to songbirds with Exotic Animal Medicine: A Quick Reference Guide, 2nd Edition. Expanded with three all new chapters and updated content, this new edition provides the key points on differential diagnoses and diagnostics, along with background information on a wide variety of exotic pets, to veterinary practitioners who may or may not have experience treating them. Its practical quick-reference outline format makes it easy for you to see the conditions likely to be encountered within a species; develop a potential differential diagnosis list quickly; initiate an investigational plan; and view treatment regimens. Covers the most commonly encountered exotic species in one text, making it a succinct and practical clinician’s guide to diagnosing and treating a wide variety of exotic pets. Expert advice on diagnostic approaches, clinical techniques, anesthetic protocols, and treatment regimens offers an invaluable source of useful clinically applicable material. Organization of chapters by species and clinical signs enables you to access information easily and efficiently. User-friendly outline format allows the guide to act as a quick reference in the clinical setting. NEW! All new chapters on marmosets and tamarins, hedgehogs, and sugar gliders provide up-to-date coverage of exotic species you may encounter in the clinic. NEW! Thoroughly updated and expanded coverage of exotic species and the problems that may plague them helps you develop a potential differential diagnosis list quickly and seek appropriate care for exotic animals, such as: ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, pet rats, hamsters and other small rodents; parrots, budgerigars and related species, canaries, finches, toucans; lizards, snakes, tortoises and turtles, frogs, salamanders; pond fish, tropical freshwater fish and tropical marine fish.

Current Therapy in Exotic Pet Practice

Current Therapy in Exotic Pet Practice Book
Author : Mark Mitchell,Thomas N. Tully
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2016-01-05
ISBN : 1455740845
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This brand-new, full-color reference is a foundational text for veterinarians and veterinary students learning about companion exotic animal diseases. Organized by body system, Current Therapy in Exotic Pet Practice walks students through the most relevant information concerning the diagnosis and treatment of exotic animals - including the most relevant information on anatomy, physical examination, diagnostic testing, disease conditions, therapeutics, epidemiology of diseases, and zoonoses. Topics such as captive care, current standards of care for all exotic species, veterinary clinical epidemiology, and the effective prevention and management of infectious diseases are also included. Expert guidance on treating various disease conditions provides authoritative support for veterinarians who are less experienced in companion exotic pet care. Renowned authors and editors carefully selected topics of real clinical importance. Detailed coverage on how to identify and treat diseases (from common to rare) helps alleviate apprehension a veterinarian may feel when treating an unfamiliar species. Includes the latest information from the current scientific literature and addresses hot topics associated with treating companion exotic animals today. Vivid full-color images demonstrate the unique anatomic and medical features of each group of animals covered.

Exotic Animal Hematology and Cytology

Exotic Animal Hematology and Cytology Book
Author : Terry W. Campbell
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-02-12
ISBN : 1118611160
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Exotic Animal Hematology and Cytology, Fourth Edition updates the most comprehensive reference available on exotic animal hematology and cytology of all major species. Acts as both an atlas and a text, offering high-quality photographs and step-by-step descriptions of techniques associated with preparing and interpreting hematology and cytology samples Presents complete information on hematology and cytology in a wide range of exotic species, including small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish Includes more than 700 high-quality color photographs, now with sizing bars Takes a new disease-based structure for improved ease of use Provides straightforward step-by-step descriptions of sample preparation and interpretation

Carpenter s Exotic Animal Formulary

Carpenter s Exotic Animal Formulary Book
Author : James W. Carpenter,Craig Harms
Publisher : Saunders
Release : 2022-12
ISBN : 9780323833929
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Carpenter s Exotic Animal Formulary book written by James W. Carpenter,Craig Harms, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary

Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary Book
Author : Alicia Hahn
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-08-27
ISBN : 111951505X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary offers fast access to authoritative dosing information for drugs used in more than 35 zoo and wild mammal groups, including marsupials, bears, and elephants. Taking an easy-to-use tabular format, the book is organized by taxa, with drug doses sorted by type and alphabetically arranged in every chapter. Clear and comprehensive, the book offers dosages for all important drugs, including antibiotics, antifungals, anesthetics, analgesics, and more. Each dose is referenced with a journal or textbook source, including the number of animals in the study where available, making it easy to find trusted information. Offers essential drug information for a wide range of zoo and wild mammals in an easy-to-consult format Provides dosing amounts for all important drugs, including antibiotics, antifungals, anesthetics, and analgesics Includes dosages for over 35 mammal groups, including marsupials, bears, and elephants Takes a tabular approach for quick reference Makes it easy to find a referenced dose for these animals, eliminating time spent searching through other sources Zoo and Wild Mammal Formulary is an essential reference for all veterinarians seeing zoo and wild animal patients, including zoo and wildlife veterinarians, veterinary specialists, and veterinary students.

BSAVA Small Animal Formulary Part A

BSAVA Small Animal Formulary  Part A Book
Author : Ian Ramsey
Publisher : BSAVA
Release : 2017-07-05
ISBN : 9781905319954
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The BSAVA Small Animal Formulary continues to be one of the Association's most valued practical resources for veterinary surgeons. This new Part A, devoted to cats and dogs, has been fully reviewed and updated with 26 new drugs added, reflecting the extensive choice of products now available. Additionally, the protocol section has been revised and updated. This edition has been produced as a soft bound book, unlike the previous spiral bound editions, helping it to fit the lab coat pocket. Part B of the 9th edition is dedicated to exotic pets.

Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets

Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets Book
Author : David L. Williams
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-03-20
ISBN : 1444361252
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This quick reference handbook covers the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease in a range of exotic companion animal species, including rabbits, rodents, reptiles, birds, amphibians and fish. It clarifies when extrapolation from cat or dog eyes is appropriate, or when new information is needed to ensure that diagnoses and treatments are appropriate for the particular species. Writing in an accessible and down to earth style, the author brings a wealth of personal experience to this specialised subject area. The book contains many ophthalmic photographs of both anatomy in normal eyes and pathology in abnormal cases. It also includes a separate chapter on the common ophthalmic features of exotic pets, discussing what can be learnt from cross-species comparison and another chapter giving a brief history of comparative ophthalmology. Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets is an invaluable aid for veterinary practitioners and students with an interest in exotic pet species, as well as for veterinary ophthalmologists. KEY FEATURES Covers lagomorphs, rodents, reptiles, birds, amphibians and fish Offers clear guidance for species-specific treatment Facilitates extrapolations from the cat or dog to the exotic eye Written in a concise quick reference format Highly illustrated with colour photographs

Formulary for Laboratory Animals

Formulary for Laboratory Animals Book
Author : C. Terrance Hawk,Steven Leary,Timothy Morris
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Release : 2005-01-24
ISBN : 9780813810485
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Formulary for Laboratory Animals is an invaluable reference for treatment of laboratory animals and pocket pets. Drugs are listed alphabetically and categorized in five sections based on pharmacologic activity and animal species. This at-a-glance pocket reference is valuable for students and practitioners of veterinary medicine, researchers and laboratory technicians who prescribe or administer drugs used on common laboratory animals. The third edition includes a stronger international component, coverage of several new drugs, hundreds of additional dosages, and a thorough update throughout based on the most current research. The third edition also includes a chapter describing how to estimate drug dosages among species using allometric scaling methodology.