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Current Therapy in Medicine of Australian Mammals

Current Therapy in Medicine of Australian Mammals (EPUB ebook)

Edited by Vogelnest, Larry
Edited by Portas, Timothy

Current Therapy in Medicine of Australian Mammals provides an update on Australian mammal medicine. Although much of the companion volume, Medicine of Australian Mammals, is still relevant and current, there have been significant advances in Australian mammal medicine and surgery... since its publication in 2008. The two texts together remain the most comprehensive source of information available in this field. This volume is divided into two sections. The first includes comprehensive chapters on general topics and topics relevant to multiple taxa. Several new topics are presented including: wildlife health in Australia and the important role veterinarians play in Australia's biosecurity systems; medical aspects of native mammal reintroductions and translocations; disease risk analysis; wildlife rehabilitation practices in Australia with an emphasis on welfare of animals undergoing rehabilitation; management of overabundant populations; immunology; and stress physiology. The second section provides updates on current knowledge relevant to specific taxa. Several appendices provide useful reference data and information on clinical reference ranges, recommended venipuncture sites, chemical restraint agent doses and regimens, a drug formulary and dental charts. Written by Australian experts, Current Therapy in Medicine of Australian Mammals is clinically oriented, with emphasis on practical content with easy-to-use reference material. It is a must-have for veterinarians, students, biologists, zoologists and wildlife carers and other wildlife professionals. This volume also complements, updates and utilises the resources of other books such as Radiology of Australian Mammals (Vogelnest and Allan 2015), Pathology of Australian Native Wildlife (Ladds 2009), Haematology of Australian Mammals (Clark 2004) and Australian Mammals: Biology and Captive Management (Jackson 2003), all CSIRO Publishing publications.
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ISBN 9781486307531
Published 1 May 2019
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781486307531
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Published 1 May 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) Edited by Vogelnest, Larry
Edited by Portas, Timothy
Category Science: General Issues
Zoology & Animal Sciences
Veterinary Science
Veterinary Science: Exotic & Zoo Animals
Natural History, Country Life & Pets
Wild Animals
Number of Pages 796
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 636.089
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Natural History: General
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly