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Cover for Clinical pathology.

This chapter discusses the indications of haematology and complete blood count; blood chemistry and normal values of haematology and blood chemistry of birds of prey.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Capturing trapped birds.

This chapter discusses the problems to expect after birds are trapped in the chimney; and tricks to capture warehouse birds.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Raptor medicine, surgery, and rehabilitation.

This book contains 17 illustrated chapters and 9 appendices that describe the handling and physical examination, anatomy and physiology, the different species, therapy, ophthalmology, infectious and non-infectious diseases, anaesthesia, surgery, endocscopy and diagnosis, hand rearing of young...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and physical examination.

This chapter presents proper handling techniques of wild animals with focused on birds of prey. Techniques in performing a physical examination and implementation of proper protocols in dealing with common problems with birds of prey are also discussed.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Anatomy and physiology.

This chapter provides a quick overview of some of the more unique features of avian anatomy and physiology focusing on: skeletal anatomy; soft tissue anatomy; and avian physiology that are of clinical importance.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Species overview.

In this chapter, a summary of the common name, scientific name, abbreviation, the normal weight range, the typical diet, and habitat, as well as reproductive details of the common raptors were presented. The species are arranged by continent, but it is very common for a species to be present in...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fluid therapy and treatments.

This chapter describes the different types of fluids, how to perform fluid therapy, the different types of bandages, blood transfusions and humane euthanasia of wild birds of prey.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ophthalmology.

This chapter describes the anatomical and pathological features of the eyes and the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases of wild raptors.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Infectious diseases.

In this chapter the diagnosis and treatment of Aspergillosis; clinical signs commonly seen with each infectious agent; and how to diagnose or rule out various diseases in raptors are discussed.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Miscellaneous conditions.

In this chapter the aetiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of miscellaneous conditions in raptors such as air sac rupture, anticoagulant toxicity, bumblefoot, cloacal prolapse, ectoparasite infestation, egg binding, electrocution, emaciation, head trauma, lead poisoning, metabolic and ...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter