With coverage of current issues and emerging trends, Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 7 provides a comprehensive, all-new reference for the management of zoo and wildlife diseases. A Current Therapy format emphasizes the latest advances in the field, including nutrition, diagnosis, and treatment protocols. Cutting-edge coverage includes topics such as the 'One Medicine' concept, laparoscopic surgery in elephants and rhinoceros, amphibian viral diseases, and advanced water quality evaluation for zoos. 687 p.
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
- All content is new, with coverage including coverage of cutting-edge issues such as white-nose disease in bats, updates on Ebola virus in wild great apes, and chytrid fungus in amphibians.
- Full-color photographs depict external clinical signs for more accurate clinical recognition.
- Discussions of the "One Medicine" concept include chapters addressing the interface between wildlife, livestock, human, and ecosystem health.
- New sections cover Edentates, Marsupials, Carnivores, Perrissodactyla, and Camelids.
- Over 100 new tables provide a quick reference to a wide range of topics.
- An emphasis on conserving threatened and endangered species globally involves 102 expert authors representing 12 different countries.
- R. Eric Miller, DVM, DACZM, Senior Vice President for Zoological Operations, Director of Zoo, Adjunct Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. Wild Care Institute, Saint Louis Zoo, MO (USA). And College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (USA).
- Murray Fowler, DVM, DACZM, DACVIM, DABVT, Professor Emeritus, Zoological Medicine. School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis, CA (USA).
- Publication date (print) : 2011-05
- ISBN (print) : 978-1-4377-1986-4