A concise and practical quick reference guide to treating reptiles in first opinion veterinary practice Reptile Medicine and Surgery in Clinical Practice is the ideal guide for the busy veterinarian treating reptile cases. Designed as a quick reference guide, but with comprehensive coverage of all the topics needed for first opinion practice, the book presents the principles of reptile medicine and surgery.
Richly illustrated chapters cover anatomy, physiology, behaviour, husbandry, reproduction, common diseases and disorders, and much more. Application in a clinical setting is emphasized throughout, including guidance on the physical examination, diagnostic testing and imaging, treatment options, and anaesthetic and surgical techniques.
- Practical quick-reference guide—ideal for the busy, first-opinion veterinary practitioner
- Richly illustrated in full colour throughout
- Edited by a team of highly experienced exotic animal veterinarians
- Useful reference for those studying for postgraduate certificates in exotic animal medicine
- With contributions from experts around the globe, Reptile Medicine and Surgery in Clinical Practice is a valuable reference offering a balanced international view of herpetological medicine.
Bob Doneley is an Associate Professor and Head of the Avian and Exotic Pet Service at the School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Australia. Deborah Monks is the principal of the Brisbane Bird and Exotics Veterinary Service, Australia. Robert Johnson is the principal of the South Penrith Veterinary Clinic, Australia. Brendan Carmel is the principal of the Warranwood Veterinary Centre, Australia.