Medicine and Surgery of Camelids / Edition 3

Medicine and Surgery of Camelids / Edition 3

ISBN-10:
081380616X
ISBN-13:
9780813806167
Pub. Date:
08/02/2010
Publisher:
Wiley

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Medicine and Surgery of Camelids / Edition 3

Medicine and Surgery of Camelids is the classic comprehensive reference on llamas, alpacas, vicunas, guanacos, and camels. With information on topics ranging from nutrition and management to infectious diseases and emergency care, this book provides information on the health and maintenance of these species. Updates to the Third Edition include new information on camels; full color throughout; significant revisions to the parentage verification, infectious diseases, anesthesia, restraint, and nutrition sections; and additional information on the alpaca genome. This is an essential resource for practicing veterinarians, zoo veterinarians, and veterinary students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813806167
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/02/2010
Pages: 644
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Murray E. Fowler, DVM, is Professor Emeritus of Zoological Medicine at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California - Davis.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition ix

Preface to the Second Edition xi

1 General Biology and Evolution 3

2 Feeding and Nutrition 17

3 Restraint and Handling 59

4 Clinical Diagnosis: Examination and Procedures 89

5 Anesthesia 111

6 Surgery 129

7 Infectious Diseases 173

8 Parasites 231

9 Multisystem Disorders 271

10 Integumentary System 289

11 Musculoskeletal System 311

12 Respiratory System 339

13 Digestive System 351

14 Endocrine System 403

15 Hemic and Lymphatic Systems 407

16 Cardiovascular System 423

17 Reproduction 429
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18 Urinary System 479

19 Organs of Special Sense 487

20 Nervous System 499

21 Neonatology 507
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22 Congenital/Hereditary Conditions 525

23 Toxicology 559

24 Conformation and Gaits 587

25 Disaster and Emergency Management 603

Appendix 1 Abbreviations Used in this Book 609

Appendix 2 Conversion Tables 611

Appendix 3 Sources for Drugs Mentioned in the Text 613

Appendix 4 Generic Names, Common or Trade Names and Sources of Drugs Mentioned in the Text 615

Index 617

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