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Zoo Animals and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia
edited by Gary West

Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia is the definitive, comprehensive reference for the growing fields of zoo, wildlife, and exotic animal veterinary medicine.

This book covers key aspects of immobilization and anesthesia from pharmacology and restraint to supportive care. Alongside these chapters the editors have brought together an impressive collection of species specific chapters that will be an invaluable resource to those called upon to treat these animals.

Contents

Pharmacology and Drug Delivery

  1. Clinical Pharmacology
  2. Euthanasia
  3. Wildlife Analgesia
  4. Remote Drug Delivery
  5. Mobile Inhalent Anesthesia Techniques

Supportive Care, Monitoring, and Complications

  1. Monitoring
  2. Cardiovascular and pulmonary support
  3. Stress
  4. Thermoregulation
  5. Capture Myopathy
  6. Human Safety during Wildlife Capture

Physical Restraint

  1. Capture and Physical Restraint of Zoo and Wild Animals

Invertebrate, Fish, Amphibian, and Reptile Anesthesia

  1. Invertebrates
  2. Boney Fish (Lungfish, Sturgeon, and Teleosts)
  3. Elasmobranchs (Sharks, Rays, and Skates)
  4. Amphibians
  5. Crocodilian Capture and Restraint
  6. Crocodilians (Crocodiles, Alligators, Caiman, Gharial)
  7. Squamates (Snakes and Lizards)
  8. Venomous Reptile Restraint and Handling
  9. Chelonians (Turtles, Tortoises, and Terrapins)

Bird Anesthesia

  1. Cagebirds
  2. Free-Living Waterfowl and Shorebirds
  3. Ratites

Mammal Anesthesia

  1. Monotremes (Echidnas and Platypus)
  2. Marsupials
  3. Insectivores(Hedgehogs, Moles, and Tenrecs)
  4. Edentates (Xenartha)
  5. Tubulidentata and Pholidota
  6. Chiropterans (Bats)
  7. Prosimians
  8. Monkeys and Gibbons
  9. Great Apes
  10. Canids
  11. Bears
  12. Procyonids and Mustelids
  13. Viverrids
  14. Hyenas
  15. Felids
  16. Phocid Seals
  17. Otariid Seals
  18. Walrus
  19. Cetaceans
  20. Sirenians (Manatees and Dugongs)
  21. Elephants and Hyrax
  22. Non-Domestic Equids
  23. Tapirs
  24. Rhinoceroses
  25. Pigs
  26. Hippopotami
  27. Camelids
  28. Giraffidae
  29. Deer (Cervids)
  30. Antelope
  31. Gazelles
  32. Wild Sheep and Goats
  33. Cattle
  34. Bison
  35. Lagomorphs (Rabbits, Hares, and Pikas)
  36. Rodents

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Zoo Animals and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia
edited by Gary West
2007 • 718 pages • $149.00 + shipping
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