June 24, 2011

In the Spotlight - Release of Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy Book

Recent Release of the Latest Volume of Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine
A Current Therapy

With coverage of current issues and emerging trends, Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 7 provides a comprehensive, all-new reference for the management of zoo and wildlife diseases. This latest volume, A Current Therapy, emphasizes the latest advances in the field, including nutrition, diagnosis, and treatment protocols.

Editors R. Eric Miller and Murray E. Fowler promote a philosophy of animal conservation, bridging the gap between captive and free-ranging wild animal medicine with chapters contributed by more than 100 international experts.

Cutting-edge coverage includes chapter titles such as:

  • Disease Risk Analysis in Wildlife Health Field Studies
  • Emerging Diseases at the Interface of People, Domestic Animals, and Wildlife
  • Approaching Health Problems at the Wildlife-Domestic Animal Interface
  • Wildlife Disease Ecology: What Can Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians Learn from this Discipline?
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs in Raptors
  • White-Nose Syndrome in Cave Bats of North America
  • Johne's Disease and Free-Ranging Wildlife
[Source: Elsevier Books]
[Post courtesy of USGS National Wildlife Health Center science feature]

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