By Stuart McArthur

ISBN-10: 047069887X

ISBN-13: 9780470698877

ISBN-10: 1405108894

ISBN-13: 9781405108898

Medicine and surgical procedure of Tortoises and Turtles is an cutting edge and interesting new reference publication at the administration of chelonians. masking every little thing from species identity to virus isolation suggestions, it really is an quintessential resource of knowledge for veterinary practitioners treating in poor health or injured chelonians and all these taken with captive chelonian care, chelonian conservation drugs, and clinical learn.

Written through top chelonian veterinarians from world wide, this definitive publication includes:

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

  • Over a thousand full-colour images, which take the reader via affliction popularity, useful nursing, captive husbandry and customary surgical conditions.

  • Down-to-earth medical details offered in a elementary format.

Medicine and surgical procedure of Tortoises and Turtles is either a step by step photographic advisor and an in depth resource of scientific and medical info. in addition to this, it comprises attention-grabbing fabric that hasn't ever been released prior to, 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 meals (pages 73–85): Stuart McArthur and Michelle Barrows
Chapter five normal 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 medical Pathology (pages 141–186): Roger Wilkinson
Chapter eight Diagnostic Imaging strategies (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 strategies and Fluids (pages 257–271): Stuart McArthur
Chapter eleven Interpretation of offering symptoms (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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McLean et al. ). Nerve accommodation occurred after prolonged inflation. The authors propose this as a method of stimulating breathing in diving chelonians that breath-hold. West et al. (1974) did not reach any clear-cut conclusions as to the factors terminating non-ventilatory periods in Chelydra serpentina, where some control must be assumed to be voluntary or behavioural and dependent upon not being underwater. The dive reflex of chelonians may have special significance during the use of volatile anaesthetic agents where anaesthetic excretion rates may be affected by alterations in respiratory circulation.

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A short tail, with tubercle, and a large broad shell indicate female gender. Fig. 89 Hermann’s tortoise (Testudo hermanni): head of mature male. Fig. 90 Hermann’s tortoise (Testudo hermanni):caudal view of mature female showing short tail with tubercle at its tip. In this animal the supracaudal scute is undivided. Fig. 87 Hermann’s tortoise (Testudo hermanni): ventral view of mature male. A long tail, with substantial tubercle, and a moderate, teardrop-shaped shell indicate male gender. MASC01 1/6/04 9:46 AM Page 19 INTRODUCTION Fig.

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