BSAVA Manual of Reptiles / Edition 2

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-Completely rewritten NEW edition -Husbandry -Diagnostic procedures -Surgery and therapeutics -Disorders by body system -Helpful tables of differentials for easy access -International authors - many in private practice -Illustrated throughout in full color

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Table of Contents

List of contributors.



Part 1. Husbandry.

1. Introduction: Reptiles as Pets (Louise J. Rayment-Dyble).

2. Captive Maintenance and Welfare (Molly Varga).

3. Nutrition (Ian Calvert).

4. Breeding and Neonatal Care (Kevin M. Wright).

Part 2: Veterinary Procedures.

5. Clinical Examination (Aidan Raftery).

6. Emergency Care (Bruce Maclean and Paul Raiti).

7. Diagnostic sampling and laboratory tests (Darryl Heard, Kendal Harr and Jim Wellehan).

8. Non-invasive imaging (Paul Raiti).

9. Diagnostic and surgical endoscopy (Stephen J. Hernandez-Divers).

10. Therapeutics and Medication (Ron Rees Davies and Roger J. Klingenberg).

11. Anaesthesia and Analgesia (Sharon Redrobe).

12. Surgery: Principles and Techniques (Stephen J. Hernandez-Divers).

13. Humane Euthanasia and post-mortem examination (John E. Cooper).

Part 3: Organ Systems and Associated Disorders.

14. Dermatology (Mary A. Fraser and Simon J. Girling).

15. Ophthalmology (Nicholas J. Millichamp).

16. Gastrointestinal System (Stuart McArthur, Laura McLellan and Sarah Brown).

17. Respiratory System (John Chitty).

18. Cardiovascular and Haemopoietic Systems (Simon J. Girling and Ben Hynes).

19. Urogenital System (Jay D. Johnson).

20. Neurology (Emma Keeble).

21. Nutritional Problems (Ian Calvert).

22. Neoplasia (Drury R. Reavill).

23. Parasitology (Roger J. Klingenberg).

24. Infectious Diseases (Rachel E. Marschang and John Chitty).


1. Differential diagnosis for clinical signs in reptiles.

2. A formulary for reptiles.

3. Special considerations for venomous reptiles (Donal Boyer).

4. Common and scientific names.

5. CITES and UK legislation.

6. Conversion table for units.


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