Reach for this book whenever a sick or injured tortoise comes intothe surgery. Essentials of Tortoise Medicine and Surgery isdesigned as a concise and practical quick reference for the busypractitioner seeing chelonians as part of their caseload. Covering everything from species identification to common basicsurgery for tortoises and freshwater turtles, the emphasis is onthe more common and likely diagnoses.
The first section of the book gives an overview of the basics oftortoise and semi-aquatic/ aquatic freshwater turtle husbandry andkeeping, as well as a guide to general investigation and diagnostictechniques open to clinicians. The second section provides aclinical guide based on clinical signs and differentialdiagnoses.
Based upon the experience of authors who have been practicing withthese species for several decades, this book is a useful guide toveterinarians, students, veterinary nurses and technicians new toworking with these fascinating creatures. It will also serveas a useful aide memoire to more experienced clinicians.
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