Description : This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, Edited by Drs. Nicola Di Girolamo and Alexandra Winter, focuses on Evidence-Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine. Topics include: Why should we direct our efforts toward evidence-based practice and knowledge creation?; Practical application of evidence-based practice; Evidence-based advances in avian medicine; Evidence-based advances in reptile medicine; Evidence-based advances in rabbit medicine; Evidence-based advances in ferret medicine; Evidence-based advances in rodent medicine; Evidence-based advances in fish and aquatic animal medicine; Evidence-based analgesia in exotic animals; Evidence-based anesthesia in exotic animals; Evidence-based reptile housing and nutrition; Evidence-based rabbit housing and nutrition; Basic statistics for the exotic animal practitioner (numerical outcomes, P values, t-test, anova); Advanced statistics for the exotic animal practitioner (categorical data, logistic regression, confidence intervals); Basics of systematic review and meta-analysis for the exotic animal practitioner; Evidence-based information resources for the exotic animal practitioner; and How to report exotic animal research.
Description : This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice focuses on Therapeutics, with topics including: Metabolic scaling and other methods used to extrapolate drug dosages for exotics; Update on antiviral therapies in birds; Multiresistant bacteria in exotic animal medicine: fact or faux?; Emergency drugs and fluid therapy in exotics; Guidelines for treatment of toxicities in exotic animals; Nutraceuticals in exotic animal medicine; Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamics modelling of analgesic drugs; Psychoactive drugs in avian medicine; Cardiovascular drugs in avian and small mammal medicine; Gastrointestinal drugs in small mammal medicine; Update on cancer treatment in exotics; Drug delivery methods with emphasis on low stress handling while medicating exotic animal; and Compounding and extra-label use of drugs in exotic animal medicine.
Description : This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, Edited by Dr. Vladimir Jekl, focuses on Reproductive Medicine. Topics include: Reproductive disorders in aquarium fish; Reproductive disorders in amphibians; Imaging methods in the diagnostics of reproductive tract disorders in reptiles; Management of reproductive disorders in sea turtles; Reproductive medicine in fresh water turtles and tortoises; Diseases of the reproductive tract in snakes; Perinatology in reptiles; Reproductive medicine in lizards; Reproductive medicine in birds of prey; Reproductive disorders in parrots; Reproductive disorders in commonly kept fowl; Reproductive medicine in rabbits; Reproductive medicine in guinea pigs, chinchillas and degus; Reproductive disorders in marsupials; Reproductive medicine in ferrets; Reproductive disorders of rescue animals.
Description : This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice on Exotic Animal Neurology, edited by Susan Orosz, includes: Pain and its control in Reptiles; The Neuroanatomical basis for pain and controlling pain in birds; Avian Bornavirus and its pathophysiology for Proventricular dilatation disease; Treatment of Proventricular dilatation disease and avian ganglioneuritis; Vaccination for Proventricular dilatation disease; Imaging the brain for exotic animal clinicians; EC in rabbits; Pain control in small mammals; Vaccination of ferrets for Rabies and Distemper; and Medication for Behavior Modification in Birds.
Description : This issue, guest edited by Dr. David Sanchez-Migallon Guzman, focuses on Exotic Animal Oncology. Topics include: Invertebrate Oncology; Fish Oncology, Reptile Oncology; Amphibian Oncology; Ferret Oncology; Rabbit Oncology; Rodent Oncology; Principles and Applications of Surgical Oncology in Exotic Animals; Principles and Applications of Medical Oncology in Exotic Animals; Principles and Applications or Radiation Therapy in Exotic Animals; and Avian Oncolog
Description : This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, Guest Edited by Dr. Mikel Sabater González and Dr. Daniel Calvo Carrasco, is devoted to Orthopedics. Articles will include: Comparative bone composition and pathophysiology of bone healing in exotic species; Orthopedic diagnostic imaging in exotic pets; Osteoarthrosis in research animals; Avian orthopedics; Avian skull orthopedics; Small mammal orthopedics; Reptile and amphibian orthopedics; Nerve blocks in exotic animals; Application of evidence-based medicine in non-domestic animal orthopedic surgery; and Exoskeleton repair in invertebrates.
Description : This issue, Guest Edited by Dr. Terry Campbell, focuses on Hematology in Exotic Animals. The comprehensive list of topics includes: Hematology of the Domestic Ferret (Mustela putorius furo), Hematological Assessment in Pet Rabbits: Blood Sample Collection and Blood Cell Identification, Hematological Assessment in Pet Guinea Pigs (Cavia porcellus): Blood Sample Collection and Blood Cell Identification, Hematology of Camelids, Avian Hematology, Fish Hematology and Associated Disorders, and more!
Description : This issue focuses on the latest research releated to the gastroenterology of exotic pets. Topics include: Current trends and diagnostic techniques, fish gestroenterology, pathology of the gastrointestinal system, treatment of ileus in exotic companion mammals, liver lobe torsion in pet rabbits, update on the diagnosis and management of macrohabdus omithogaster, nutritional management of gastrointestinal conditions, raptor gastroenterology, behavior related gastroenterology, reptile and amphibian gastroenterology, amphibian/reptile gastrointestinal physiology and more.
Description : Dr. Jörg Mayer has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of nutrition in exotic animals. Articles include: Prescription diets for exotic pets, Supplements for exotic pets, Nutrition for reptiles, Nutrition for avians, Nutrition for amphibians, Nutrition for fish, Nutrition for marsupials, Nutrition for rodents, and Nutrition for Rabbits.
Description : This issue will explore the latest research and clinical information concerning analgesia of exotic pet species. The majority of the issue will cover the use of analgesics in pet birds, reptiles, rabbits, amphibians, fish, and small mammals. Other articles will cover cross species analgesimetry and pharmacokinetics, tramadol use in zoological medicine, clinical application of acupuncture in zoological companion animals, and physical therapy for zoological companion animals.