Medicine and Surgery of Tortoises and Turtles by Stuart McArthur

By Stuart McArthur

Medicine and surgical procedure of Tortoises and Turtles is an cutting edge and interesting new reference ebook at the administration of chelonians. masking every thing from species id to virus isolation thoughts, it really is an fundamental resource of data for veterinary practitioners treating in poor health or injured chelonians and all these all in favour of captive chelonian care, chelonian conservation drugs, and clinical examine.

Written via top chelonian veterinarians from world wide, this definitive e-book includes:

  • Detailed sections on anatomy, body structure, husbandry, food, prognosis, illnesses, anaesthesia, surgical procedure, therapeutics and conservation.

  • Over one thousand full-colour photos, which take the reader via illness acceptance, functional nursing, captive husbandry and customary surgical conditions.

  • Down-to-earth scientific details provided in a basic format.

Medicine and surgical procedure of Tortoises and Turtles is either a step by step photographic advisor and an in depth resource of medical and clinical info. in addition to this, it includes interesting fabric that hasn't ever been released sooner than, making sure that it'll turn into the primary chelonian reference book.Content:
Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–30): Stuart McArthur, Roger Wilkinson, Michelle Barrows and Jean Meyer
Chapter 2 Infectious brokers (pages 31–34): Stuart McArthur
Chapter three Anatomy and body structure (pages 35–72): Stuart McArthur, Jean Meyer and Charles Innis
Chapter four foodstuff (pages 73–85): Stuart McArthur and Michelle Barrows
Chapter five common Care of Chelonians (pages 87–107): Stuart McArthur and Michelle Barrows
Chapter 6 prognosis (pages 109–140): Michelle Barrows, Stuart McArthur and Roger Wilkinson
Chapter 7 scientific Pathology (pages 141–186): Roger Wilkinson
Chapter eight Diagnostic Imaging options (pages 187–238): Roger Wilkinson, Hernandez?Divers Stephen, Maud Lafortune, Ian Calvert, Michaela Gumpenberger and Stuart McArthur
Chapter nine Hospitalisation (pages 239–255): Stuart McArthur
Chapter 10 Feeding concepts and Fluids (pages 257–271): Stuart McArthur
Chapter eleven Interpretation of featuring indicators (pages 273–300): Stuart McArthur
Chapter 12 Problem?Solving method of stipulations of Marine Turtles (pages 301–307): Stuart McArthur
Chapter thirteen Problem?Solving method of universal ailments of Terrestrial and Semi?Aquatic Chelonians (pages 309–377): Stuart McArthur
Chapter 14 Anaesthesia, Analgesia and Euthanasia (pages 379–401): Stuart McArthur
Chapter 15 surgical procedure (pages 403–464): Staurt McArthur and Stephen Hernandez?Divers
Chapter sixteen Therapeutics (pages 465–485): Roger Wilkinson
Chapter 17 Formulary (pages 487–503): Roger Wilkinson

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Mycotic agents Aspergillus spp. Geotrichum spp. Paecilomyces spp. Beauvaria spp. Candida spp. Direct transmission. In some situations the environment may be the source of the agent. Jacobson et al. (1979); Austwick & Keymer (1981); Tangredi & Evans (1997); Gonzales-Cabo et al. (1995); Kostka et al. (1997) Bacterial agents Aeromonas spp. Mycobacterium spp. Pasteurella spp. Pseudomonas spp. Yersinia enterocolitica Direct transmission. In some situations chelonians are potentially reservoir hosts.

Fig. 100 Asian Brown Tortoise (Manouria emys): Eleven marginals line each side of the carapace. Fig. 98 Testudo ibera: carapace detail has become obscured as a result of applying oil and polishing the tortoise. Fig. 101 Asian Brown Tortoise (Manouria emys): This tortoise is a highland monsoon forest dweller and enjoys soaks and damp environments. Fig. 99 Asian brown tortoise (Manouria emys): This large tortoise has several large pointed tubercles on each thigh. Mature adults can reach 60 cm in length.

Yes (man) Schmidt & Fletcher (1983); Harvey & Greenwood (1985); Acuna et al. (1999) Coccidia Cryptosporidium spp. Caryospora spp. Eimeria spp. Direct transmission. In some situations chelonians are potentially reservoir hosts. Yes McAlister & Upton (1989); Wright (1997); Graczyk et al. (1998) Mycobacteria Mycobacterium spp. Direct transmission. Probably Posthaus et al. (1997); Jacobson (1978); Divers (1998d) Hexamita Hexamita parva Direct transmission. Probably Zwart & Truyens (1975) Mycoplasma Mycoplasma agassizii Direct transmission.

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