BSAVA Manual of avian practice - A Foundation Manual
1st ed., 462 pages, 250 ill., BSAVA Publications, April 2018
Item Code: ANESO270
Weigth: 1500 g
Species: Exotic animals
Discipline: Internal medicine
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Authored by vets with experience in all aspects of avian care, this manual is an essential tool for those in general practice who do not often see birds. Subjects including anatomy and physiology, husbandry, behaviour, examination, surgical techniques are covered in detail; common presentations are also dealt with in individual chapters.
- Includes Quick Reference Guides
- Informative and detailed appendices
- Clinical signs-based section, exploring particular conditions in detail
Species guide; Anatomy and physiology; Husbandry; Reproduction; Behaviour; Nutrition; The bird-friendly practice; Reception guide for the general practice; Handling and transporting birds; History taking and examination; Hospitalization and critical care; Sample taking and basic clinical pathology; Euthanasia: grief and bereavement; Post-mortem examination; Basic techniques; Basic anaesthesia; Basic surgery; Basic radiography; Infectious diseases; Upper respiratory disease; Lower respiratory tract disease; The sick bird; An approach to abnormal or loose droppings; Egg retention; Cloacal, uterine and rectal prolapse; Vomiting and regurgitating bird; Thin bird; Traumatic wing and leg injuries; Feather loss; Sick baby bird; Weakness and seizures
John Chitty, BVetMed CeertZooMed CBiol MSB MRCVS, Anton Vets, Unit 11, Anton Mill Road, Andover, Hampshire SP10 2NJ, UK
Deborah Monks, BVSc (Hons) CertZooMed, FACVSc (Avian Health) DipECZM, Brisbane Birds and Exotics Veterinary Service, 191 Cornwall Street, Greenslopes, Queensland 4120, Australia