Ferret Medicine and Surgery
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Ferret Medicine and Surgery

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Ferrets are becoming increasingly popular as pets, rivalling rabbits as the third most favoured domestic pet after dogs and cats. Ferret Medicine and Surgery discusses the veterinary aspects of this incredible little creature. The book covers ferret medicine and common surgeries, providing a comprehensive reference for the veterinary practitioner. Each chapter of disorders is designed to be inclusive and includes cross references to other chapters throughout as well as some highlights of anatomy and physiology as a review.

General Information Laboratory Animal Normative Data Including Coat Colours Normative Data Classifications Applied Clinical Anatomy and Physiology Introduction The Adrenal Glands The Brain Dental Anatomy and Physiology Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology Liver and Gallbladder Exocrine Pancreas and Biliary System Heart and Cardiovascular Integument Musculoskeletal Skull Reproductive Tract Respiratory Tract Special Senses The Spleen Thymus Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands Urinary Tract Ferret Behaviour, Housing and Husbandry Introduction Behaviour Training and Dealing with Behavioural Problems Introducing New Ferrets Social Interactions with Humans and Other Species Housing and Husbandry Nutrition Introduction Water Commercial Diets Food Considerations Specific Nutritional Requirements Minerals and Vitamins Selecting a Complete Diet for a Pet Ferret Physiological States that Require Special Nutrition Reproduction Biology Introduction Photoperiods and Effect on Reproduction Breeding Whelping Lactation Weaning Medical History Introduction Transport Handling and Restraint Examination Checklist Ferret Preventive Care Introduction Reproductive Control Vaccination Role of Health Checks and Routine Tests Pet Passports (Europe) Parasite Control Biosecurity Ferret Home Health Kit Clinical Techniques Introduction Injection Techniques Oral Dosing Techniques Venipuncture Intravenous Catheterisation Intraosseous Catheterisation Blood Transfusion Saliva Collection Imaging Bone Marrow Biopsy Abdominocentesis Urine Collection Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Collection Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) Ear Cleaning Teeth Cleaning Nail Trim Emergency Care Introduction Triage Euthanasia Basic Needs Sedation Fluid Therapy Treatment of Shock Emergency Drug Doses Specific Syndromes Critical Nutrition Disorders of the Cardiovascular System Introduction Clinical Presentation Diagnostic Testing for Disease General Management of Cardiac Disease Congenital Heart Disease Acquired Heart Disease Dilated Cardiomyopathy Dirofilariasis (Heartworm Disease) Endocarditis Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Myocarditis Neoplasia Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Valvular Disease (Acquired) or Endocardiosis Pericardial Effusion and Pericarditis Cardiac Arrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances Hypertension Disorders of the Digestive System and Liver Introduction Anatomy of the Digestive System Physiology of the Digestive System Vomiting and Diarrhoea Other Clinical Signs Bacterial Gastroenteritis Coccidiosis Cryptosporidiosis Epizootic Catarrhal Enteritis (ECE) Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV) Gastric Hair Balls/Trichobezoars Gastroenteritis by Helicobacter Mustelae Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies Giardiasis Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Megaoesophagus Proliferative Bowel Disease Rectal Prolapse Rotavirus Systemic Diseases Producing Gastrointestinal Signs Liver and Gallbladder Neoplasia Disorders of the Endocrine System Introduction Diseases of the Adrenal Gland Other Anomalies Related to the Adrenal Gland Diseases of the Pancreas Diabetes Mellitus Diseases of the Thyroid Gland Diseases of the Parathyroid Gland Reproductive Endocrine Diseases Disorders of the Ears and Eyes Ears Aural Haematoma Deafness Ear Mites Otitis Externa, Media, Interna Neoplasia Trauma to Pinnae Eyes Cataracts Congenital Ocular Defects Corneal Dermoids Microphthalmia Conjunctivitis Distichiasis Entropion Exophthalmos Glaucoma Keratitis Lymphoma of Glans Nictitans, Adnexa, Conjunctival Tissue Ophthalmia Neonatorum Pyogranulomatous Panophthalmitis Due to Coronavirus Retinal Disease Trauma Uveitis Disorders of the Haemic, Immunological and Lymphatic Systems Introduction Aleutian Disease Anaemia Ferret Haemorrhagic Syndrome Ferret Systemic Coronavirus Lymphoma/Lymphosarcoma Disorders of the Spleen Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System Introduction Ataxia, Posterior Paresis Chondrosarcoma Congenital Malformations Cruciate Ligament Rupture Disseminated Idiopathic Myofasciitis Fractures Intervertebral Disc Disease L-Carnitine Deficiency Weakness Lymphoma, Myeloma, and Leukaemia of the Bone Myasthenia Gravis Neoplasia (Spinal Tumours, Bone Tumours) Other than Lymphoma Disorders of the Nervous System Introduction Neurological Exam Neurological Diseases Infectious Disease: Bacterial Infectious Disease: Fungal Infectious Disease: Parasitic Infectious Disease: Viral Intervertebral Disc Disease Neoplasia Toxicosis Trauma Disorders of the Oral Cavity and Teeth Introduction Dental Prophylaxis The Dental Examination Dental Surgery Dental Diseases Oral Disorders Disorders of the Respiratory System Anatomy and Physiology Review Evaluation of the Respiratory System Canine Distemper Influenza Bacterial Pneumonia Mycoplasmosis Cryptococcosis Other Fungal Pneumonias Respiratory Disease Secondary to Cardiac Disease Heartworm Other Respiratory Conditions Disorders of the Skin Introduction Abscess/Wounds Alopecia Atopy Blue Ferret Syndrome Burns Dermatophytosis Ectoparasites Erythema Multiforme (EM) Hypersensitivity (See Atopy Above) Neoplasia Pyoderma (Bacterial Dermatitis) Viral: Canine Distemper Disorders of the Urogenital System Reproductive Tract General Notes Agalactia Congenital Abnormalities Dystocia Mammary Gland Hyperplasia Mastitis Metritis Neoplasia Oestrus Unbred Aplastic Anaemia Penile Lesions Postparturient Hypocalcaemia Pregnancy Toxaemia Preputial Lesions Prostatic Lesions: See Urinary Section Pseudopregnancy Pyometra and Mucometra Vaginitis Urinary Tract Miscellaneous Conditions Introduction Cryptococcosis Gyrovirus Hepatitis E Histoplasmosis Mycobacteriosis Pseudomonas Luteola Analgesia and Anaesthesia Introduction Analgesia Sedation and Anaesthesia Postoperative Considerations Postanaesthetic Complications Postoperative Analgesia Common Surgical Procedures Introduction Surgical Principles in the Ferret Castration Cryptorchid Vasectomy Exploratory Coeliotomy Nephrectomy Splenectomy Ovariohysterectomy Left Adrenalectomy Right Adrenalectomy Insulinoma Cystotomy Prostatic (Paraurethral) Cyst Reduction Gastrotomy/Enterotomy Lymph Node Biopsy Surgical Biopsy Lumpectomy Orthopaedic Surgery Amputation Anal Sacculectomy Rectal Prolapse Paediatrics Normal Kits: Growth and Biology Rearing Paediatric Disorders Other Complications Geriatrics What to Do and When to Stop Medical Conditions of Geriatric Ferrets Dietary Considerations Husbandry Considerations Doing What’s Best for the Ferret Conclusions Toxicology Introduction Acetominophen (Paracetomol) Anticoagulant Rodenticides Bromethalin Chocolate Cleaning Products (Including Bleaches, Soaps, Shampoos) Ibuprofen Insecticides Paints Topical Flea Products Toxic Plants Venlafaxine (Effexor, Ny, Ny) Xylitol Formulary Appendices 
9781498707879
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Autor/es Cathy A. Johnson-Delaney
  • Año de edición 2018
  • Nº Páginas 544
  • Encuadernación Hard cover
  • Tamaño 19'7 X 26

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