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cover image - Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy, Volume 10 Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323828567
Publication Date: 10-03-2022
Page Count: 800
Imprint: Saunders
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Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy, Volume 10 Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 1st Edition

by R. Eric Miller, DVM, DACZM, DECZM (Hon. – ZHM, Nadine Lamberski, DVM, DACZM, DECZM (ZHM) and Paul Calle, VMD, DACZM, DECZM (ZHM)

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ISBN: 9780323828567
Publication Date: 10-03-2022
Page Count: 800
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Find the latest advances in zoo and wild animal medicine in one invaluable reference! Written by internationally recognized experts, Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine: Current Therapy, Volume 10 provides a practical guide to the latest research and clinical management of captive and free-ranging wild animals. For each animal, coverage includes topics such as biology, anatomy and special physiology, reproduction, restraint and handling, housing requirements, nutrition and feeding, surgery and anesthesia, diagnostics, and treatment protocols. New topics in this edition include holistic treatments, antibiotic resistance in aquariums, non-invasive imaging for amphibians, emerging reptile viruses, and African ground hornbill medicine, in addition to giant anteater medicine, Brucella in marine animals, and rhinoceros birth parameters. With coverage of many subjects where information has not been readily available, Fowler’s is an indispensable resource for any professional working directly with wildlife and zoo animals.

    • Fowler's Current Therapy format ensures that each volume in the series covers all-new topics with timely information on current topics of interest in the field.
    • Focused coverage offers just the right amount of depth — often fewer than 10 pages in a chapter — which makes the material easier to access and easier to understand.
    • General taxon-based format covers all terrestrial vertebrate taxa plus selected topics on aquatic and invertebrate taxa.
    • Updated information from the Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) includes records from their growing database for 2.3 million animals (374,000 living) and 23,000 taxa, which can serve as a basis for new research.
    • Expert, global contributors include authors from the U.S. and 25 other countries, each representing trends in their part of the world, and each focusing on the latest research and clinical management of captive and free-ranging wild animals.
    • NEW! All-new topics and contributors ensure that this volume addresses the most current issues relating to zoo and wild animals.
    • NEW! Content on emerging diseases includes topics such as COVID-19, rabbit hemorrhagic disease, yellow fever in South American primates, monitoring herpesviruses in multiple species, and canine distemper in unusual species.
    • NEW! Emphasis on management includes coverage of diversity in zoo and wildlife medicine.
    • NEW! Panel of international contributors includes, for the first time, experts from Costa Rica, Estonia, Ethiopia, India, Norway, and Singapore, along with many other countries.
    • NEW! Enhanced eBook version is included with each print purchase, providing a fully searchable version of the entire text and access to all of its text, figures, and references.
  • ZAWAM 10 – Potential Topics

    Final TOC forthcoming upon hand over; will be whittled down to fit 100 chapters from the 192 that are listed below.

    1. Leadership
    2. Update
    3. Risk-based quarantine
    4. Training programs in SE Asia
    5. Transferring veterinary techniques via training in developing countries
    6. Development of a regional wildlife health surveillance system
    7. Zoo and wildlife veterinarians as organizational leaders
    8. Diversity and Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians
    9. Palm oil and wildlife health
    10. Alternatives to Annual Preventive Medical Examinations
    11. Application of pressure-sensitive walkway and gait analysis for lameness detection in zoo animals
    12. Use of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in zoo animal organs
    13. Use of ZIMS mega data
    14. ZIMS contributions to physical norms
    15. Recommendations for reintroductions
    16. Risk mitigation in reptile reintroducation programs
    17. Children’s Zoo medicine and management
    18. Monitoring zoonoses
    19. Research study design
    20. Statistics for zoo and wildlife veterinarians
    21. Policy cooperation
    22. Geriatric Medicine
    23. Physical therapy for rehabilitating zoo animals
    24. Use of bio-loggers in wildlife medicine
    25. Common errors in understanding of tetrapod phylogeny
    26. End of Life decision processes
    27. Allometric monitoring of animal stress levels
    28. Designing an animal welfare questionnaire
    29. Review of animal welfare guidelines for zoos
    30. Veterinarians and the AZA Animal Welfare Guidelines
    31. Selected aspects of the Veterinary perspective on the implementation of zoo animal welfare
    32. An inexpensive way to monitor zoo animal welfare
    33. Complementary therapies for zoo medicine
    34. Approach to Orthopedic Surgery in Zoo Animals
    35. Approach to Minimal Invasive Surgery in Zoo Animals
    36. Pharmacokinetics
    37. Anesthesia monitoring
    38. Advantages of isofluorane vs. Sevofluorane
    39. Thiafentanil update
    40. Newer anesthetic combinations
    41. Use of local anesthesia in zoo species
    42. Avian analgesia
    43. Use of anxiolytics in zoo ruminants
    44. Anesthesia and hoof care
    45. Walkway to measure penguin gaits
    46. Use of radioisotopes to monitor feeding habits
    47. Effects of MRI on sea turtles and other species
    48. Use of Australian zoos and rehab centers to monitor for emerging diseases
    49. Development of a diagnostics lab in a developing country
    50. Infectious and parasitic diseases / emerging diseases
    51. CD in unusual species
    52. Cowpox in new species
    53. Yersinia in zoos
    54. Noninvasive monitoring of herpes viruses
    55. Hookworms and wildlife
    56. Migratory birds, tick-borne diseases and a changing climate
    57. Vaccination against TB
    58. Nipah virus
    59. Widespread disease in many species
    60. Integrated parasite management
    61. Larval drug sensitivity
    62. Brucella ceti in marine mammals
    63. Overview of Cl perfringens in zoo animals
    64. Leprosy as an emerging disease
    65. African Sine Fever
    66. Echinococcosis in zoo animals and wildlife
    67. One Health in the Arctic
    68. Effects of invasive Burmese pythons on the Everglades virus
    69. Yellow fever in South American primages
    70. Climate change in increasing wildlife and zoonotic infections in the Arctic
    71. Circumpolar Health
    72. Echinococcosis
    73. Development of an oral vaccine for white-nose disease in bats
    74. Semen banking for zoo vets
    75. Obstetrics & Gynecology in Zoo Mammals
    76. Assisted reproduction in reptiles
    77. Challenges in babirusa reproduction
    78. Pharmacology in invertebrates
    79. Staghorn coral reproduction
    80. Aquatic invertebrate medicine
    81. Antibiotic resistance in aquariums
    82. Assisted reproduction in endangered fish
    83. Fish neoplasia
    84. Fish medicine updates
    85. Harmful algal blooms
    86. Cane toad biology and eradication
    87. Veterinary input into amphibian Conservation programs
    88. Ultrasound of olmsteads
    89. Bd in salamanders
    90. Amphibian nutrition
    91. Amphibian pathology
    92. Medical aspects of a yellow-legged frog reintroduction
    93. Parannizziopsis australiensis in tuataras
    94. Snake implants techniques and safety
    95. Sea turtle topic
    96. Medical issues with Komodo dragons
    97. The effect of plastics (BPA, etc.) On reptile reproduction
    98. Effects of plastic contaminants on sea turtles
    99. New methods of reptile health assessment
    100. Parasites
    101. Current topics in reptile virology
    102. Sea turtle cold stunning
    103. Sea turtle rehabilitation
    104. Detection of Intranuclear Coccidiosis in turtles
    105. Firlavirus in reptiles
    106. Veterinary management of European pond turtle reintroductions
    107. Avian influenza
    108. Hemoparasites in raptors
    109. Veterinary input into sage grouse reintroductions
    110. Update on the status of vultures and NSAID regulations
    111. California condor program
    112. Pelican health
    113. Animal welfare and birds
    114. Bird flu in Asia Boripat
    115. Current thoughts on epidemiology of avian TB
    116. Avian analgesia
    117. Use of IV regional perfusion for treatment of avian foot infections
    118. Infectious diseases of Antarctic penguins – current and future threats
    119. Current thoughts on epidemiology of avian mycobacteriosis
    120. Avian neoplasia
    121. Philornis downsi and related species in birds
    122. African ground hornbill medicine
    123. Echidna nutrition
    124. Koala mortality
    125. Update on lumpyjaw in kangaroos
    126. Pangolin medicine
    127. Wildlife Reserves
    128. Pangolin confiscation medicine
  • R. Eric Miller, DVM, DACZM, DECZM (Hon. – ZHM, Director Emeritus, Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Institute Senior Counsel, Zoo Advisors 146 Schupp Lane Union, MO 63084 United States, Nadine Lamberski, DVM, DACZM, DECZM (ZHM), Chief Animal Health Officer San Diego Zoo Global 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road Escondido, CA 92027-7017 United States and Paul Calle, VMD, DACZM, DECZM (ZHM), WCS Vice President for Health Programs Chief Veterinarian Director, Zoological Health Program Wildlife Conservation Society 2300 Southern Blvd. Bronx, NY 10460-1099 United States
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