Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, 2nd Edition
By Gary West, Darryl Heard and Nigel Caulkett
Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, 2nd Edition PDF is a fully updated and revised version of the first comprehensive reference on anesthetic techniques in captive and free-ranging wildlife. Now including expanded coverage of avian and aquatic species, this exhaustive resource presents information on the full range of zoo and wildlife species. Covering topics ranging from monitoring and field anesthesia to CPR and euthanasia, the heart of the book is devoted to 53 species-specific chapters providing a wealth of information on little-known and common zoo and wildlife animals alike.
In addition to new species chapters, the new edition brings a new focus on pain management, including chronic pain, and more information on species-specific physiology. Chapters on airway management, monitoring, emergency therapeutics, and field procedures are all significantly expanded as well. This update to Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia is an invaluable addition to the library of all zoo and wildlife veterinarians.
- Provides a thorough update to the first comprehensive reference for anesthetic techniques in captive and free-ranging wildlife
- Presents chapters on all taxa, including little-known species
- Features expanded species coverage, with new information on avian and aquatic animals
- Includes more information on pain management and species-specific physiology, as well as airway management, monitoring, emergency therapeutics, and field procedures
- Offers introductory chapters on topics ranging from clinical pharmacology and airway management to field emergencies and complications
- Serves as a convenient single resource to find practical knowledge about wildlife anesthesia