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Handbook of avian medicine

Author: Thomas N Tully, Jr.; G M Dorrestein; Alan K Jones
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier/Saunders, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This reference gives the small animal practitioner a complete information source for the basics of avian medicine and surgery. It pulls together the international expertise of the avian veterinary community by incorporating the knowledge of authors world-wide. The first six chapters cover the basic medical information needed to run a primary care avian practice. The focus here is on introductory level material and  Read more...
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Handbook of avian medicine.
Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier/Saunders, 2009
(DLC) 2009014635
(OCoLC)276648067
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas N Tully, Jr.; G M Dorrestein; Alan K Jones
ISBN: 9780702028748 0702028746 9780702039928 0702039926
OCLC Number: 696302505
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 478 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Contents: The development of avian species / Patricia Macwhirter --
Basic anatomy, physiology and nutrition / Patricia Macwhirter --
The physical examination / Alan K. Jones --
Clinical tests / Don J. Harris --
Imaging techniques / Maria-Elisabeth Krautwald-Junghanns and Michael Pees --
Nursing the sick bird / Gerry M. Dorrestein --
Psittacine birds / Nigel H. Harcourt-Brown --
Passerines / Gerry M. Dorrestein --
Raptors / Patrick T. Redig and Luis Cruz-Martinez --
Cranes / Glenn H. Olsen --
Ratites / Thomas N. Tully, Jr. --
Waterfowl / Andrew Routh and Stephanie Sanderson --
Galliformes / Brian H. Coles --
Ramphastids / Amy B. Worell --
Pigeons / Peter De Herdt and Frank Pasmans --
Seabirds / Ian Robinson --
The management of a multi-species bird collection in a zoological park / Lorenzo Crosta and Linda Timossi.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas N. Tully, Jr., Gerry M. Dorrestein, Alan K. Jones ; foreword by John E. Cooper.

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Gives information on the basics of avian medicine and surgery. This title covers the basic medical information needed to run a primary care avian practice. It also focuses on species that helps the  Read more...

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