Medical Care of Turtles and Tortoises: Diagnosis - Therapy - Husbandry - Prevention
By Hnízdo, Jan and Pantchev, Nikola (editors)
Pp. 559; 600+ text-figures (most are color photographs). Color pictorial laminated boards, lettered in white on the spine and front cover, pictorial endpapers (hardcover), lg 8vo. Presents the following chapters, Turtle Anatomy and Physiology, Biology and Husbandry of Turtles, Brumation (Hibernation), Protection of Chelonian Species, General Chelonian Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Basic Principles, Clinical Examination, Examination of Organ Systems, Special Investigative Techniques (Laboratory Testing), Turtle Parasites, Selected Viral Disease of Turtles, Electron Microscopy, Pathomorphological Diagnosis, Administering Medications, Anesthesia and Surgery, Surgery, Special Section on Common Turtle Diseases. Co-editor Jan Hnízdo is the medical director of two animal hospitals in Prague (Czech Rep.) that specialize in surgery and the treatment of exotic species. Many of the exotic animal patients are reptiles. Co-editor Nikola Pantchev from VetMed Lab Ludwigsburg (Germany) is one of the leading parasitologists in Europe for exotic species; this has been demonstrated in his numerous publications. This book is the most up-to-date compendium on chelonian diseases, including their diagnosis and treatment. However, the book also focuses on preventive medicine through inclusion of species-specific husbandry information to help prevent common husbandry mistakes, which may cause disease or injury (from the rear cover blurb). No ownership marks, a new copy.
|Publisher Place||Frankfurt am Main|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Fine (new) copy.|