Topics in Wildlife Medicine Volume 4: Orthopedics (available in ebook or print)

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Topics in Wildlife Medicine Volume 4: Orthopedics was created to help veterinarians and wildlife rehabilitators manage fractures in native North American wildlife. From wraps and splints to surgical techniques and ethical considerations for different species, this book covers a lot of ground! The authors of each chapter are veterinarians and experienced wildlife rehabilitators who specialize in wildlife rehabilitation medicine. Both rehabilitators and their veterinarians will benefit from the tips, tricks, and techniques described within.

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Table of Contents



 Chapter 1: Considerations for Fractured Wild Animals: Ethics and Rules

            Rebecca S. Duerr DVM MPVM PhD, Renée Schott DVM CWR

 Chapter 2: Physical Therapy in Wildlife Rehabilitation

            Janelle Freshman PT DPY OCS CHT, Rebecca S. Duerr DVM MPVM PhD

 Chapter 3: General Fracture Management of Wild Birds

            Julia Ponder DVM MPH, Michelle Willette DVM MPH DACVPM

 Chapter 4: Raptors

            Julia Ponder DVM MPH, Michelle Willette DVM MPH DACVPM

 Chapter 5: Small-Bodied Birds (Passerines, Doves, Woodpeckers, Others)

            Rebecca S. Duerr, DVM MPVM PhD, Guthrum J. Purdin DVM, Veronica Bowers

 Chapter 6: Galliformes (Pheasants, Grouse, Quail, Others)

            Michele Goodman VMD MHS CWR

 Chapter 7: Wading Birds (Herons, Egrets, Ibises, Others)

            Rebecca S. Duerr DVM MPVM PhD

 Chapter 8: Waterfowl (Ducks, Geese, and Swans)

            Michele Goodman VMD MHS CWR, Renée Schott DVM CWR, Rebecca S. Duerr DVM MPVM PhD

 Chapter 9: Pelicans

            Rebecca S. Duerr DVM MPVM PhD

 Chapter 10: Other Diving and Marine Birds (Grebes, Loons, Alcids, Others)

            Rebecca S. Duerr DVM MPVM PhD

 Chapter 11: Gulls, Terns, and Shorebirds

            Rebecca S. Duerr DVM MPVM PhD

 Chapter 12: Hummingbirds

            Guthrum J. Purdin DVM, Marge Gibson

 Chapter 13: Squirrels

            Leslie Reed DVM

 Chapter 14: Other Small Mammals (Mice, Rats, Voles, Moles, Shrews)

            Renée Schott DVM CWR

 Chapter 15: Bats

            Linda Bowen

 Chapter 16: Medium-Sized Mammals (Opossums, Raccoons, Coyotes, Foxes, Beavers, Others)

            Sherri Cox DVM

 Chapter 17: Rabbits

            Renée Schott DVM CWR

 Chapter 18: Large Mammals (Deer, Moose, Bear)

            Sherri Cox DVM

 Chapter 19: Chelonians

            Ernesto Dominguez-Villegas DVM, Peach Van Wick DVM

Edited by Rebecca S. Duerr, DVM and Guthrum J. Purdin, DVM

Total number of pages: 206


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