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: Exotic Animal Practice, Guest Edited by Dr. Minh Huynh in collaboration with Consulting Editor, Dr. Joerg Mayer, focuses on Technological Advances in Exotic Pet Practice. Topics covered in this issue include: Medical Applications for 3D Printing in Exotic Pet Medicine; Use of Bone Plates in Exotic Pet Medicine; Smartphone-based Devices for Medical Use in Exotic Pet Medicine; Technological Advances in Endoscopic Equipment and Endosurgery in Exotic Pet Medicine; Technological Advances in Surgical Equipment in Exotic Pet Medicine; Technological Advances in Diagnostic Imaging in Exotic Pet Medicine; Technological Advances in Exotic Pet Anesthesia; Advances in Exotic Pet Clinical Pathology; Technological Advances in Herpetology; Advances in Therapeutics and Delayed Drug Release; Permanent Implantable Devices in Exotic Pet Medicine; Technological Advances in Exotic Pet Wound Management; and Dissemination of Medical Information in Exotic Pet Practice.
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 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. Agnes Rupley has assembled an expert team of authors on the topic of Wellness Management of Exotic Animals. The focus of article topics include: Keeping the Exotic Pet Mentally Healthy, Pet Psittacines, Wellness management of Raptors, Wellness management of Backyard Poultry and Waterfowl, Wellness management of Rabbits, Wellness management of Ferrets, Wellness management of Small Mammals, Wellness management of Reptiles and Amphibians, and more!
Description : This issue focuses on pediatric disorders in dogs anf cats. Topics will include: clinical pathology of dogs and cats, pediatric neutering, pediatric immunization, nutrition, seizure disorders, canine pediatric dentistry, pediatric feline upper respiratory disease, neonatal fading syndrome, holistic pediatric medicine, management of the cleft palate, and urinary ectopia.
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 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.
Description : Drs. Stephen Divers and Laila Proença have assembled an expert team of authors focused on Endoscopy and Exotic Animals. Articles include: Definitive diagnosis in exotic animal practice: the essential value of endoscopy, Guinea pig cystoscopy and urolith removal, Flexible endoscopy including gastroscopy in ferrets with a section on Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Tube Placement and Use, Endoscopic rabbit sterilization, Endoscopy of small NH primates, Pulmonoscopy of snakes, and more!
Description : This issue, assemled by Drs. Levine, Marcellin-Little, and Millis focuses on Rehabilitation in small animals. Topics include: Evidence for rehabilitation and physical therapy, Physical Agent Modalities in physical therapy and rehabilitation, Therapeutic Laser in physical therapy and rehabilitation, Principles and application of Stretching and Range of Motion, Principles and application of therapeutic exercises, Nutritional considerations in Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation and physical therapy of the medical and acute care patient, and more!