Medical Management of Wildlife Species: A Guide for Practitioners – Sonia M. Hernandez, Heather W. Barron, Erica A. Miller, Roberto F. Aguilar, Michael J. Yabsley

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This book offers an all-encompassing resource for reliable information on the medical management of wild birds, mammals, amphibians, and turtles. Focusing on the medical information relevant to the wildlife setting, it covers triage, emergency care, and other key considerations in handling, diagnosing, and treating wild animals. The book's population-based approach encourages practitioners to understand individual animal care within the broader context. 

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Medical Management of Wildlife Species: A Guide for Practitioners begins with a brief summary of natural history, and introductory chapters address general topics such as pre-release conditioning, post-release monitoring, and legal issues associated with handling wildlife species. Species-specific chapters provide practical information on medical management, including the most prevalent concerns for each species and the epidemiology of infectious diseases. 

  • Provides a complete reference to handling, diagnosing, and treating wild species
  • Covers the full range of North American wildlife
  • Includes concepts that can be applied to species globally
  • Emphasizes information relevant to the wildlife setting
  • Focuses on individual medicine, firmly grounded within population medicine for a broader approach
  • Targeted at wildlife veterinarians, veterinary clinicians that will be presented with wildlife, veterinary technicians, and wildlife rehabilitators

Medical Management of Wildlife Species is a must-have addition to the bookshelf of wildlife veterinarians and any veterinarian seeing occasional wild animals, as well as wildlife biologists and researchers.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

The Editors

Sonia M. Hernandez, DVM, PhD, DACZM (Wildlife), is a Professor at the D.B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, USA.

Heather W. Barron, DVM, DABVP (Avian), is Hospital Director of the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) in Sanibel, Florida, USA.

Erica A. Miller, DVM, is Adjunct Associate Professor of Wildlife Medicine, Department of Clinical Studies, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Roberto F. Aguilar, DVM, Dip. ECZM (Zoo Health Management), European Recognized Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Zoo Health Management), is Veterinarian at the Tucson Wildlife Center in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

Michael J. Yabsley, MS, PhD, FRES, is Professor at the D.B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, USA.

REVIEWS

“Medical Management of Wildlife Species: A Guide for Practitioners is an essential resource for wildlife veterinarians and rehabilitators who are beginning to build their reference libraries and a helpful complement for wildlife veterinarians who already have an array of resources….This is a practical book that will be useful for veterinarians who treat wildlife.” - JAVMA, Mar 15, 2020, Vol.256, No.6

“Medical Management of Wildlife Species: A Guide for Practitioners is a long-awaited, comprehensive textbook for veterinarians who might be faced with treating wildlife in their practice….This book is an excellent reference for private practitioners, veterinary students, newly graduated veterinarians interested in wildlife medicine, and wildlife rehabilitators across the globe….We have long awaited this reference that will inevitably provide better care for free-ranging wildlife.” - Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 56(4), 2020

 

Doplňkové parametry

Kategorie: VETERINÁRNÍ LITERATURA
Jazyk: angličtina
Vazba: pevná
Počet stran: 496
Nakladatel: Wiley-Blackwell, 2019
ISBN: 9781119036586

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