Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets, 2nd Edition – Simon J. Girling

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Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets is the definitive reference book on the principles and practice of nursing exotic species. From rabbits and chinchillas to budgies and iguanas, it not only covers husbandry, nutrition and handling, but provides an overview of diseases and treatments, and explores anatomy and chemical restraint. The redesigned layout and full colour artwork make it quicker and easier to find exactly what you’re looking for.

New coverage for this revised and enlarged second edition includes: emergency and critical care, radiography, and small marsupials such as sugargliders. In addition to the thorough explanations of appropriate home-care which will enable you to confidently advise clients, the book now also covers the care of hospitalised exotics.

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Key features:

  • Provides an understanding of the basics of diseases, husbandry, anatomy and physiology of exotic pets as outlined by the RCVS examinations
  • Gives veterinary nurses the confidence to discuss exotic pets with clients by providing a solid knowledge base in these species.
  • This book acts as a companion to the City and Guilds NVQ level 4 equivalent qualification 'Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Species'.

Suitable for veterinary nurses, veterinary technicians and veterinary students.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Simon J. Girling BVMS (Hons)DZooMed, DipECZM, CBiol, FSB, EurProBiol, MRCVS, RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, European Veterinary Specialist in Zoological Medicine (Zoo Health Management)
Simon has had a varied career spending time in mixed and small animal practice, out of hours emergency work, DEFRA/Animal Health and zoos. Throughout all of this his first love has been exotics. He is currently a Director at Girling and Fraser Ltd and course tutor, and is Head of Veterinary Services to the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland based at Edinburgh Zoo. Simon has authored and co-authored several texts on veterinary medicine for exotic species. He lectures widely in the UK and Europe on many different aspects of zoological medicine, both to vets and veterinary nurses.

REVIEWS

“Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets appears in its second updated edition to cover the basic principles of nursing exotic species. From chinchillas to iguanas, it considers nutrition, handling, husbandry, and all manner of diseases and treatments, with new coverage for this revised edition including emergency and critical care, radiography, and small exotics such as sugargliders. Color photos and color tabbed pages accompany discussion of common diseases of small mammals and their treatment. Vet students and clinics will find this a solid reference compiling best practices and considering all issues involved in management.”  (Midwest Book Reviews, 1 July 2013)

 

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Kategorie: Veterinární ošetřovatelství
Jazyk: angličtina
Vazba: měkká
Počet stran: 376
Nakladatel: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
ISBN: 9780470659175
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