BSAVA Manual of Psittacines Birds, 2nd edition
Edited by: Nigel Harcourt-Brown and John Chitty
The many advances in psittacine medicine are reflected in this edition, which has been updated and rewritten under the direction of a new editorial partnership. The edition is further enhanced by extended use of colour photographs.
- Natural history and husbandry
- Clinical techniques and diagnostic imaging
- Soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery
- Diseases described by system
- Chapter dedicated to small psittacids
- Diagnostic algorithms for common presentations
Species and natural history; Anatomy and physiology; Husbandry; Handling; The initial presentation: triage and critical care; Basic techniques; Clinical pathology and necropsy; Anaesthesia and analgesia; Diagnostic imaging; Soft tissue surgery; Orthopaedic and beak surgery; Nutrition and nutritional disease; Systemic infectious disease; Respiratory disease; Gastrointestinal disease; Feather and skin disorders; Behaviour and behavioural disorders; Reproduction and paediatrics; Neurology and ophthalmology; Systemic non-infectious disease; The sick small psittacid; Zoonotic, legal and ethical aspects; References and further reading; Appendices; Index.
J.R. Best, UK; John Chitty, UK; Brian Coles, UK; Martine De Wit, USA; Gerry Dorrestein, Netherlands; Thomas Edling, USA; Neil Forbes, UK; Simon Girling, UK; Nigel Harcourt-Brown, UK; Alan Jones, UK; Alistair Lawrie, UK; Michael Lierz, Germany; Deborah Monks, UK; Aidan Raftery, UK; Ron Rees Davies, UK; April Romagnano, USA; Peter Scott, UK; Michael Stanford, UK; Thomas Tully, USA; Kenneth Welle, USA.
What they say
"...reader friendly and organized logically. It more than covers all that is essential knowledge for veterinarians willing to see and treat psittacine birds..." Canadian Veterinary Journal
"...I highly recommend it for veterinary students, veterinary technicians or general practitioners..." JAVMA
"...regardless of your experience level, this text will be a useful addition to your library. If you are relatively new to avian medicine, this book is a must..." Exotic DVM
"...extremely well produced, provides readble access to valuable information on a large group of distinctive birds...apart from being a must for every small animal veterinary practice in the country, it would make an important addition to the shelves of any serious parrot-keeper or rescue group, or those interested in the zoology, nursing or medical problems of any bird..." Ibis
"…soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery sections are highly informative…well-illustrated…the section on beak care and repair is particularly useful…This will be a valuable addition to the shelf of any busy clinician dealing regularly with psittacine birds…" Veterinary Times
- Member price £49
- Price to non-members £78