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by Jaime Samour MVZ PhD Dip ECAMS

This practical, illustrative guide to the diagnosis and management of avian disorders addresses issues ranging from the most basic aspects of patient management to the most sophisticated diagnostic techniques. It teaches the general clinician techniques commonly used to capture and restrain different groups of birds, the basis of clinical examination, the most commonly applied medical procedures, anesthesia, and the common clinical diagnosis procedures in avian medicine. Additionally, it addresses the most relevant medical conditions and infectious diseases affecting different species of birds as well as postmortem examination and sampling and submission of necropsy material.* Provides extensive coverage of general principles of care related to all birds, eliminating the need to repeat information for each species. * Organizes content to first present information applicable to all species (examination, diagnosis, anesthesia, and procedures) followed by chapters on diseases and conditions. * Highlights information, etiology, transmission factors, clinical signs, diagnosis, management, and prevention of all medical conditions. * Concludes with a chapter on postmortem techniques to help practitioners glean important information about the cause of disease or death and prevent problems in birds who have come into contact. * Includes valuable appendices with information on body weights, normal hematology and blood chemistry values, and incubation periods. * Features more than 700 illustrations, most in brilliant full color. * Covers a wide variety of birds-cage and wild species.
Download Avian Medicine epub
ISBN: 072342960X
ISBN13: 978-0723429609
Category: Other
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
Author: Jaime Samour MVZ PhD Dip ECAMS
Language: English
Publisher: Mosby; 1 edition (January 15, 2000)
Pages: 427 pages
ePUB size: 1676 kb
FB2 size: 1330 kb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 629
Other Formats: mbr mobi lit lrf

I have been a rehabilitator of raptors for 13 years, Avian Medicine is absolutely the best one single source of information I have ever seen. This book covers almost anything a rehabilitator would need to know for the birds in their care. The color photographs give great examples of almost any avian ailment you will encounter. Many times rehabilitators will have a bird with a problem that is not something you see every day. Avian Medicine by Jaimie Samour makes it much easier to identify specific ailments. This book also covers drug dosages, blood chemistry, commonly used drugs and everything else from incubation techniques to imping feathers. This is a must have for veternarians that are not avian specilists and avian specilists alike. My vet once told me that birds are an elective in vet school and she learned all she knows because of her personal interest in raptors. Without her personal interest she would not have acquired the basic skills to care for these magnificent birds. Avian Medicine will definitely be an asset to her and anyone else with a passion for birds and their well being. I will recommend this book to all of my rehabilitator friends across the country and plan to buy another copy for my vet as a Thank You for the volunteer service she has provided to the thousands of raptors that have come in to our facility.
Eileen Wicker Executive Director Raptor Rehabilitation of KY, Inc. Louisville, KY (502) 491-1939 [email protected]
I know of two people that have already bought this book from you in the last two days, just on my recommendations. Sigrid Noll Ueblacker, Bird of Prey Foundation, Colorado and Christine Macck Alaska Raptor Rehab. If I am awarded the $50. certificate I will use it towards 2 more copies of the same book for both of my vets.
This was the first book that I had seen for Avian Medicine that was in color! That was what initially attracted me to this book. I also like the many tables that are spread throughout the book that organize diseases, drugs, etc... I also think that the book is pretty complete in the information that it covers. The only problem I see with the book is that it seems a bit 'regional' as far as the information about specific birds. I had hoped that sort of information would be more diverse instead of just a few species. Other than that I thought it was very good and a nice reference manual to have in your avian medicine library.