Ferret Medicine and Surgery

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LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Cathy A. Johnson-Delaney
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-14-98707-87-9
Pages: 544
Binding: Hard cover
Dimensions: 19,7 x 26

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.


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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

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Ferret Medicine and Surgery

Ferret Medicine and Surgery

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: Cathy A. Johnson-Delaney
Release date: 2018
ISBN: 978-14-98707-87-9
Pages: 544
Binding: Hard cover
Dimensions: 19,7 x 26

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