Medicine/Surg So Am Camelids-98-2 / Edition 2

Medicine/Surg So Am Camelids-98-2 / Edition 2

by Murray E. Fowler
     
 

Medicine and Surgery of South American Camelids, Second Edition, is the only comprehensive camelids (llamas, alpacas, vicunas, and guanacos). It covers camelid biology, toxicology, diseases, congenital and hereditary conditions, and neonatal development, as well as management, nutrition, and care and handling, Basic information on anatomy and physiology isSee more details below

Overview

Medicine and Surgery of South American Camelids, Second Edition, is the only comprehensive camelids (llamas, alpacas, vicunas, and guanacos). It covers camelid biology, toxicology, diseases, congenital and hereditary conditions, and neonatal development, as well as management, nutrition, and care and handling, Basic information on anatomy and physiology is integrated into explanations of body systems and clinical procedures.

This substantially updated and expanded second edition features:

  • Two new chapters: Conformation and Gaits, and Disaster and Emergency Management
  • A new chapter on reproduction, co-authored with Dr. P. Walter Bravo
  • Additional information on nutrition and forage grasses
  • More comparative data on Old World camels
  • The incorporation of research conducted over the past 10 years
  • More than 750 illustrations and tables
  • 2300 references to world literature

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813803975
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.39(d)

Meet the Author

Murray E. Fowler, DVM, is Professor Emeritus of Zoological Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. He was the veterinarian for the Sacramento Zoo for 24 years, and he started the first veterinary school program that dealt specifically with captive and free-ranging wild animals. An award-winning author and teacher, he is a diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine, the American College of Veterinary Internal, Medicine, and the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology. His publications include Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals, now in its second edition.

Table of Contents

Preface; General Biology and Evolution; Feeding and Nutrition; Restraint and Handling; Clinical Diagnosis: Examination and Procedures; Anesthesia; Surgery; Infectious Diseases; Parasites; Multisystem Disorders; Integumentary System; Musculoskeletal System; Respiratory System; Digestive System; Endocrine System; Hemic and Lymphatic Systems; Cardiovascular System; Reproduction; Urinary System; Organs of Special Sense; Nervous System; Neonatology; Congenital/Hereditary Conditions; Toxicology; Conformation and Gaits; Disaster and Emergency Management; Index.

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